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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Quiché Maya (Quiche)  Search this
Collector:
Olympia Altuve (Olympia Altruve), Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
Olympia Altuve (Olympia Altruve), Non-Indian  Search this
Seller:
Olympia Altuve (Olympia Altruve), Non-Indian  Search this
Expedition:
Mrs. Thea Heye Guatemala Expedition (1928) (Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Head scarf/Bandana
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Dimensions:
70 x 57 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Native Term:
tzute
Place:
Nahualá; Nahualá Municipality; Sololá Department, Southwest Region; Guatemala
Collection History:
Collected by Guatemalan scholar Olympia Altuve at an unknown date; purchased from her in 1928 during the Thea Heye Guatemala Expedition, led by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member) and sponsored by MAI and Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.
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Catalog Number:
16/666
Barcode:
160666.000
See related items:
Pipil
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6fd04653a-3d9f-4d90-9134-23544724313d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_172362