Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | San Sebastian (Retalhuleu) | Department of Retalhuleu

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute
Object Number 42-35-351
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | San Sebastian (Retalhuleu) | Department of Retalhuleu
Culture Area Central American
Date Made pre 1933
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk
Technique Ikat
Iconography Bird | Animal

Man's cloth. Worn tied around neck for sun protection. Red cotton with broad compound stripes in yellow, green, dark blue and white ikat. Brocaded with spaced lines of leaves and scattered patterns of animals and birds in pastel silk. Somewhat worn.

Length 56 cm
Width 63.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 276 - Other Number

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