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Utility Cloth


Native NameTzute
Object Number:42-35-197
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
San Juan Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: Pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Length: 79 cm
Width: 70 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:124 - Other Number


Woman's cloth. White cotton pile weave with short fringe at the ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 11 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave with loops every 1/2 inch. One panel, two selvedges. Woven on a backstrap."

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