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Banda

Museum number:
3-227
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000227
Alternate number:
227 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Man's waistband or banda (Cotton, red and white. Approximately 23 cm of twisted warp fringe, then 5 cm woven, plain weave. Major portion of a knotless netting technique. Total length approximately 2m 18 cm, one woven portion 10 cm wide, other 7.5 cm.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Huehuetenango (city), Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Huehuetenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 2.3 Special Ornaments, Garb, and Finery Worn to Battle by Warrior (excluding status insignia)
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 211 centimeters and width 9 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also p.129 Schevill; see references below.
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