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Hip Cloth

Ponchito

Native NamePonchito
Object Number:85-2-152
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Tecpan
Department of Chimaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Length: 118 cm
Width: 62 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Black wool cloth with white checks. Tag reads, "Wool, apron-like, for men's costume worn wrapped around the waist, held with belt-sash, which is tied in front, with ends hanging loose."

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