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Huipil

Museum number:
3-47
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000047
Alternate number:
47 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
guipil" cloth; cotton and wool; plain, basket and twill weaves; white and light blue backgrounds with multicolor brocading; approximately 49 cm wide, 73 cm long
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Cristobal Totonicapan, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Totonicapan, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche' and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 73 centimeters and width 49 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library.
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