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Waist band

Museum number:
3-33
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
33 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Man’s waist band (faja); 3-33 red cotton striped with blue and yellow; yellow, green, orange and white brocade; fringed ends; 2 m 26 cm long, 26.5 cm wide; 3-34 red cotton with blue, red and yellow stripes; yellow, green and orange brocade; ends macraméd, then braided; approximately 2 m 60 cm, 29 cm wide
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Nebaj, Quiché, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Nebaj, El Quiche, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Ixil
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk (silk floss suppl weft)
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:
width 26.5 centimeters and length 226 centimeters
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