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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:42-35-185
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: Pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 63 cm
Width: 61 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:102-B - Other Number

Description

Man's cloth used to wrap money. Basket design in blue and red and white plaid. Ends fringed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 13 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Four singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 13 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Four singles, Z twist, red cotton. Balanced plain weave. One panel, two selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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