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Telar

Museum number:
3-288
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000288
Alternate number:
288 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
3
Description:
Telar for making fajas
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Huehuetenango (city), Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) (warp), Maguey fiber (weft), and Wood (plant material) (loom)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.6 Manufacturing, Constructing, Craft, and Professional Pursuits
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
width 6 centimeters and length 162 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See p. 121 Schevill; see references below.
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