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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute De Mujer
Object Number:98-23-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
San Raimundo
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1989-1992
Early Date: 1989
Late Date: 1992
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Embroidered
Length: 124 cm
Width: 124 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Theodore T. Newbold and Helen Cunningham in commemoration of Pamela Jardine's retirement, 1998

Description

Tzute - all purpose cloth. Predominately purple and yellow. Two pieces of cloth sewn together at a blue seam, center. Yellow, red, purple, blue, and grey warp with a square of embroidery in each corner done in yellow, green, and purple.

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