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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:80-22-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 66.4 cm
Width: 58.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1980

Description

Two cotton panels stitched together, brocade on balanced ground weave, floats visible on reverse. Warp stripes, strange animals and birds in red biege, yellow, green and blue on mostly white ground. Selvedges finished. ends folded and stitched. Good condition, some stains and color runs, soiled.

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