Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Santiago Sacatepequez | Department of Sacatepequez

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute
Object Number 85-2-77
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Santiago Sacatepequez | Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Cloth of two cotton panels sewn together with embroidered randa. Red ground with stripes and scattered brocaded animals.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 64 epi, three singles, Z twist, red, peach, blue and green cotton. Two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Two ply, lilac and blue cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 72 cm
Width 78 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 77 - Other Number

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