Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Chamula Maya  Search this
Collector:
David W. Amram, Jr., Non-Indian, 1901-1990  Search this
Seller:
David W. Amram, Jr., Non-Indian, 1901-1990  Search this
Object Name:
Man's basket hat
Media/Materials:
Toquilla palm/Panama hat plant fiber, wool yarn, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Braided, sewn
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
San Miguel Mitontic (Mixtontic); Ixtapa Municipality, Centro Region; Chiapas State; Mexico
Collection History:
Collected by David W. Amram, Jr. (1901-1990, a self-trained archaeologist and cartographer who explored Chiapas and Guatemala in the 1930s); purchased by MAI from David Amram in 1935.
Contact Us:
Have a concern, a correction, or something to add? Contact us: https://nmai.si.edu/collections-statement
Catalog Number:
18/8060
Barcode:
188060.000
See related items:
Chamula Maya
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_201092