1998.19.0035 (Shirt)

A traditional Guatemalan shirt. There are thick vertical stripes of yellow surrounded on both sides with thin vertical stripes of orange, purple, green, and maroon. Next are thick vertical stripes of light blue surrounded on both sides with thin vertical stripes of red, dark purple, bright yellow, and dark blue. There is a breast pocket on both sides. On the rim of the pockets, collar and center buttons seen there is stitching. On the two outer edges the thread is light blue and stitched in a braid pattern. Inside the light blue thread on either side is light purple thread, stitched to resemble a circle. In the center is dark purple thread stitched to resemble a diamond, with an orange stitched center. The buttons are dark purple, sewn on with blue thread, and are inserted through a separate piece of cloth behind the center seam as not to show through a separate piece of cloth behind the center seam as not to show through on to the stitching. There is a button under the right collar, and a piece of cloth shaped like a loop on the left upper center seam to serve as a buttonhole. Color: PR,YL,BL,OR