Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Solola | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute
Object Number 93-20-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala | Solola | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk
Technique Embroidered

All-purpose cloth; red cotton textile with thin silk thread embroidery stripe down center. Alternating colors: pale yellow, pale green, magenta, purple and kelly green; in four cm sections. A few supplementary weft motifs.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 54, 2 singles z-twist. Weft: 18 3 singles red. Supplementary weft: 2 faced. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 109 cm
Width 11.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. David Wenger, 1993

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