Hearst Museum Portal

Huipil

Museum number:
3-53
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000053
Alternate number:
53 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s shirt (huipil); basket weave; white cotton; red and yellow and brocade; yellow and red silk embroidery around neck and seam; approximately 1m 22 cm wide, 1 m 10 cm long
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Quezaltenango
Culture or time period:
K'iche'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk (floss)
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 110 centimeters and width 122 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. Also see references below
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