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Pantalon

Native NamePantalon
Object Number:85-2-302
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutujil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santiago Atitlan
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 85 cm
Width: 62.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:27 - Field No SF

Description

White cotton with purple stripes, embroidered cuffs to a depth of 28 cm, bird and geometric zig zag motifs, embroidery threads in a great variety of highly colored cotton.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 88 epi, 2 single, Z twist, white, purple cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Brocading single faced. Embroidery. Made on a backstrap loom."

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