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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:42-35-152
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Chiquimula
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 122 cm
Width: 116 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:80 - Other Number

Description

Woman's, blue-black with white stripe, two pieces with one edge red and yellow, joined with heavy rands, ends cat stitched.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 50 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, navy, white cotton. Single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, blue-black cotton. Warp faced plain weave. 2 panel - 2 selvedges each."

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