Boy's traditional shirt from San Juan Atitan
The women of the village of San Juan Atitan make the clothing of their menfolk in the same way they make their own clothing. The striped fabric is hand-loomed on a backstrap loom, as are the heavily brocaded pieces which make up the collar and cuffs. All are then cut and sewn into a western-style shirt, which is usually of a pull-over design with no opening in the front. This style of shirt has been used for at least 50 years, but this garment is of post 1990 manufacture.
Measurements: maximum waist approx. 36 inches; length of sleeves from shoulder to cuff is 18 inches; width across top of shoulders is 18 inches.
Condition: lightly used, a few spots or light soil and staining and a few loose threads possible. The final image is of the back of the garment.