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Utility Cloth


Native NameTzute
Object Number:85-2-58
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
San Juan Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Length: 59 cm
Width: 56 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:58 - Other Number


Man's Cofradia cloth. Cotton with a striped background with brocading of animals, birds and floral designs. Tag reads, "Colocado debajo del plata que recozela limosna."

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 46 epi, three ply, Z twist, red and yellow cotton and two ply purple cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, four selvedges."

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