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Huipil

Museum number:
3-65
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000065
Alternate number:
65 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s shirt (huipil); 3-65 lower part white cotton; looks machine woven; upper part green cotton, basket weave, brocaded in pink and purple wool and blue, yellow and white cotton; neck bound with yellow ribbon and embroidered’ approximately 75 cm wide, 1 m 14 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'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk
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:
width 75 centimeters and length 114 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. See also references below.
Images:
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