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Pantalon

Native NamePantalon
Object Number:61-10-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
San Pedro De Atitlan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Wool
Technique:Ikat
Length: 95 cm
Width: 62.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961

Description

Plain weave double strand white cotton warp and weft. About every 6 cm of weft there are 2 navy wefts. About every 2.5 to 3 cm of warp there are 4 plain navy alternating with navy and white ikat stripes. Finished by machine. Legs embroidered in wool in alternating zones of geometric, human and branch designs. Colors: purple, shocking pink, yellow, green.

Cotton and wool. White background woven with vertical black pencil stripes alternating with broader lines of black ecat and horizontal grey pencil stripes. Legs embroidered in green, yellow, purple, and pink wool. 3 lines of girls holding hands, 2 rows of crossed bands and 2 rows of geometric designs.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 66 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white, blue/white ikat. Single, blue cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, white and blue cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Brocading single faced. Made on a backstrap loom."

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