Burden strap/tumpline

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Culture/People
Kaqchikel Maya (Cakchiquel)
Previous owner
John R. Hansen, Non-Indian
Donor
John R. Hansen, Non-Indian
Object Name
Burden strap/tumpline
Media/Materials
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Techniques
Cut, braided, tied
Dimensions
51.5 x 10.3 x 3.5 cm
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place
Patzicia area; Patzicia; Patzicia Municipality; Chimaltenango Department, Central Region; Guatemala
Date created
1960–1963
Collection History
Purchased by John R. Hansen in 1963 when he worked with Kaqchikel Maya members of a local agricultural cooperative to build a vocational training school; donated to NMAI by John R. Hansen in 2021.
Catalog Number
27/638
Barcode
270638.000
See related items
Kaqchikel Maya (Cakchiquel)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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