Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | San Juan Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute
Object Number 42-35-198
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | San Juan Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Date Made Pre 1933
Section American
Materials Cotton

Woman's cloth for covering a basket. Red with blue, yellow and white compound and single stripes. Cut warp-wise.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 48 epi, three singles, Z twist, red, yellow, navy and white cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. One panel, three selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 123 cm
Width 43 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 125-A - Other Number

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