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Perraje

Museum number:
3-50
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000050
Alternate number:
50 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s wrapper (perraje); red cotton; plain weave, also basket weave; multicolor brocaded stripes, some with ikat designs; cotton, wool, and silk; uncut warp fringe at ends; approximately 88 cm wide, 1 m 90 cm long
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Quezaltenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk (floss)
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 190 centimeters and width 88 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library.
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