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Pantalon

Native NamePantalon
Object Number:42-35-319
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutujil
Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Lucas Toliman
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 69 cm
Width: 65 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:248 - Other Number

Description

For a man of noble class, worn well above the knees, red and white in alternating broad and narrow stripes and red cross stripes forming bands, rows of conventualized figures in red, yellow, green and dark blue cotton.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 56 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, red, white cotton. Weft: 30 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, white and red cotton. Warp plain weave. Brocading single faced. Made on a backstrap loom."

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