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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:85-2-262
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Nahuala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 80 cm
Width: 65 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Cofradia, navy cotton with thin red stripes, brocaded figures, fringed in two sides.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 56 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, navy and red cotton. Weft: 12 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, navy cotton.Warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 2 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

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