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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:42-35-335
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Nahuala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 84 cm
Width: 68 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:269 - Other Number

Description

Woman's, dark blue with narrow white stripes alternating with red pin stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, navy and white cotton. 3 singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, blue and green cotton. Warp plain weave. 1 panel - 4 selvedges. Made backstrap loom."

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