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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:85-2-364
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Catarina Palopo
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 64 cm
Width: 75 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Man's cloth. Plain red weave with stripes. Two panels joined together with a randa.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 52 epi, two singles, red. Three ply, green, yellow and white cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, two singles, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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