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Pantalon

Native NamePantalon
Object Number:69-23-27
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 76 cm
Width: 105 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1969

Description

Purple and white striped cotton, warp faced weave. Four panels embroidered to a depth of 30 cm around bottom of legs. Multicolored cotton motifs of birds, branches and flowers between rows of zigzag.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 86 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. 2 ply, purple cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp face plain weave. Brocading single faced. Embroidery. Made on a backstrap loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971) View Objects in Exhibition

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