Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute
Object Number 85-2-96
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pocomam
Provenience Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Wool | Silk | Cotton

Cofradia, man's, wool with silk and cotton. Orange ground with blue stripes and navy and white ikat warp stripes. Animal and plant figures brocading. Broken twill weave.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 24 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, orange cotton. 3 singles, Z twist, blue cotton. 2 singles, Z twist, ikat cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, orange cotton. Broken twill weave. Supplemental weft - double faced. 1 panel - 2 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 90 cm
Width 90 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number 96 - Other Number

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