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Trousers

Pantalon

Native NamePantalon
Object Number:69-23-25
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Nahuala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 70 cm
Width: 102 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1969

Description

Man's trousers. White cotton, plain weave, white cord drawstring. Brocaded row of animal forms 5.5 cm from bottom in red silk with orange and yellow accents. Red silk back stitching atound hems, which has faded.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 56 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Brocading is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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