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Cinta

Museum number:
3-235
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000235
Alternate number:
235 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Cinta for woman’s hair. (Cotton basketweave. Red with yellow and green stripes, white one along edges. Corners sewn so that ends are pointed. 1 m 54 cm long, 5 cm wide).
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Aguacatán, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Aguacatan, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Awakateko and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
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:
width 6.5 centimeters and length 153 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also p.107 Schevill; see references below.
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