Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Momostenango | Department of Totonicapan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute
Object Number 91-36-10
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Momostenango | Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Two warp striped panels joined lengthwise. One end of one panel has a knotted fringe. Rest of fringe is loose. Colors are red, blue white, green, and yellow.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 64 epi single Z-twist in blue, red, white, green, yellow cotton. Weft: 10 ppi three single Z-twist white cotton. Plain weave, warp-faced. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 198.12 cm
Width 109.22 cm
Credit Line Gift of Clifford Lewis III, 1991

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