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Utility Cloth


Native NameTzute
Object Number:85-2-56
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
San Juan Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Length: 87 cm
Width: 79 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:56 - Other Number


"Cofradia" man's, red cotton with white stripes, zig zag embroidery. Large bird in center.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white and red cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, red and white cotton. Warp plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

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