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Man's four part costume

Black felt jacket trimmed with fringe and appliqued with pattern of multicolored birds, flowers, and circles. Black felt pants appliqued with multicolored sunburst motif. Red sash with purple border design and fringe. Red headscarf or apron made of two joined loom widths with central blue weft...

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Provenance

Collected by Anna Cornelia Wigglesworth Chase; Inherited by Inez C. Lunt; Inherited by Marjorie Elsden, September 2004; Gift to the MFA, June 22, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Inez Catharine Lunt and Marjorie Lunt Elsden

Guatemalan, early 20th century

Object Place

Chichicastenango, Guatemala

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.); other (inseam) (pants): 33 cm (13 in.); overall (sash): 243.8 x 30.5 cm (96 x 12 in.); overall (apron): 66.7 x 66 cm (26 1/4 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

2005.317.1-4

Medium or Technique

Wool felt, braid; appliquéd; cotton tapestry weave supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes