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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:85-2-213
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
Santiago Chimaltenango
Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 94 cm
Width: 100 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:213 - Other Number

Description

Red cotton with yellow stripes, two panels with green and yellow borders, sewn together with colored cotton. Fringe along one end.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 80 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, red, yellow and green cotton, 1 ply yellow cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. 2 panels sewn together - 3 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

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