Hearst Museum Portal

Huipil

Museum number:
3-202
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000202
Alternate number:
202 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s garment or huipil. White cotton, plain weave. Short huipil. Red embroidery around neck. Machine sewn. 38 cm long 78 cm across hem.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Aguacatán, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Aguacatan, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Awakateko and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 38 centimeters and width 73 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 106; references below
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