Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute
Object Number NA5586
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Kiche
Provenience Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Gauze Technique. Red cotton: five narrow yellow-blue-yellow weft stripes; red warps. Red band woven in gauze technique. Short fringe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 18 epi, two singles, red cotton, Z twist. Weft: 10 ppi, singles, multistrand. Balanced plain weave and gauze weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 38.1 cm
Width 45.72 cm

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