Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Department of El Quiche | Nebaj

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute
Object Number 91-36-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Ixil
Provenience Guatemala | Department of El Quiche | Nebaj
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Two panels, each with 3 selvedges, sewn together lengthwise. One end across entire width has twisted fringe. Stripes in dark blue, red, yellow, and green cotton.

As per Sigrid Meier (1997), "Warp: 36 ep two single Z-twist dark blue cotton. Weft: 16 ppi two single Z-twisted white cotton. Plain weave, warp-faced. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 166 cm
Width 114 cm
Credit Line Gift of Clifford Lewis III, 1991

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