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Pantalon

Native NamePantalon
Object Number:61-10-9
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: 87 cm
Width: 35.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961

Description

Plain weave, 5 strand weft, white cotton, 2 strand. Every 2.5 to3.5 cm there are four 2 strand orange warps alternating with 4 ikat navy and white warps. About every 5.5 cm in the weft there are 2 green wefts inserted. Legs embroidered in alternating woll pattern stripes. Designs geometric. Embroidery: purple, green, dark green, shocking pink, navy orange and red.

White cotton with vertical orange pencil stripes (7 cm apart) alternating with wider rows of dark blue ecat warp (7 cm apart). Vertical lines horizontally cut by underwoven blue stripes also 7 cm apart. Wool embroidered geometric designs on legs in pink, green, red, purple, orange, and blue. Designs form three horizontal bands with isolated figures in between.

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