Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Nahuala | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute
Object Number 85-2-262
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Nahuala | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Cofradia, navy cotton with thin red stripes, brocaded figures, fringed in two sides.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 56 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, navy and red cotton. Weft: 12 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, navy cotton.Warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 2 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 80 cm
Width 65 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

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