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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:66-34-52
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Solola
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 87 cm
Width: 81 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
Other Number:A-52 - Field No SF

Description

White plain weave cloth ground with red, brown, green, yellow and blue stripes. Two breadths bound by red, green and yellow cotton randas.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 46 to 112 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Two panels, three selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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