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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:98-23-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Palin
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Embroidered
Length: 88 cm
Width: 88 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Theodore T. Newbold and Helen Cunningham in commemoration of Pamela Jardine's retirement, 1998

Description

Tzute - all purpose cloth. White ground with four square "rings". The ground is embroidered in predominately red with other colors including pink, yellow, orange, blue, purple, and green. Center square has different embroidery than outer three "rings" or "blocks" - the center square's embroidery is primarily red and blue with four weft houses.

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