University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameTzute
Object Number: 85-2-209D
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Height: 1.2
Length: 76.5
Width: 147
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, man's red cotton with narrow blue stripe, two panels, purple silk randa, purple silk brocading, four long silk fringes, one at each corner, old, [ attatched to piece is a lengthy explaination of the symbols used in the Chichicas]


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MAYA 2012: Lords of Time (05 May 2012 - 13 Jan 2013)View Objects in Exhibition

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