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Culture/People
Tz'utuhil Maya (Tzutuhil/Zutigil)
Expedition
Mrs. Thea Heye Guatemala Expedition (1928) (Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)
Expedition leader
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop/SKL), Non-Indian, 1892-1965
Expedition sponsor
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Object Name
Bag
Media/Materials
Agave/Maguey fiber
Techniques
Knitted
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
San Pedro La Laguna; San Pedro La Laguna Municipality; Sololá Department, Southwest Region; Guatemala (inferred)
Collection History
Collected 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.
Catalog Number
16/563
Barcode
160563.000
See related items
Tz'utuhil Maya (Tzutuhil/Zutigil)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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