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Trousers

Pantalon

Native NamePantalon
Object Number:42-35-337
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Nahuala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 110 cm
Width: 114 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:263-B - Other Number

Description

White cotton trousers. Five pieces total, center piece is very narrow. Row of conventionalized birds in purple silk around bottom. Cord drawstring at waist.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 62 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Brocading is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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