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Collector:
Mr. R A. Horton  Search this
Elvira Aldana  Search this
Donor Name:
Mr. R A. Horton  Search this
Length - Object:
111 cm
Width - Object:
69 cm
Culture:
Cakchikel (Kaqchikel) Maya  Search this
Object Type:
Shirt
Place:
Parramos, Chimaltenango, Guatemala, Central America
Accession Date:
15 Feb 1991
Collection Date:
1956 to 1983
Notes:
PART OF FIVE PIECE MAN'S CLOTHING SET CATALOGUED AS 426412-426416. SHIRT CONSTRUCTED OF A SINGLE LENGTH OF UNDYED COTTON WHICH IS FOLDED OVER, WITH A ROUNDED HOLE FOR THE HEAD CUT OUT. BENEATH NECKLINE IS A SLIT WHICH CLOSES WITH A WHITE PLASTIC BUTTON. NO SLEEVES; LEFT UNSEWN AT THE SIDES. ALONG THE BOTTOM ON THE SHIRT'S FRONT IS A 2.25CM WIDE BAND WHICH HAS A PINK ZIGZAG OUTLINED ON THE TOP BY A LAVENDER STRIPE AND ON BOTTON BY A PURPLE STRIPE. THE BOTTOM OF THE SHIRT'S BACK IS LONGER THAN THE FRONT BY 23CM AND ENDS IN TWISTED TASSELS THAT ARE KNOTTED AT THE ENDS.
Record Last Modified:
22 Feb 2022
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387111
USNM Number:
E426413-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/385a83a8f-0c76-4f82-9ecd-8b59bff02025
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8459390