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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute
Object Number:99-23-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya
Provenience: Guatemala
Santiago Sacatepequez
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 91 cm
Width: 75.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

Ceremonial Tzute. 2 panels joined with multicolor fine randa. Red ground with white and blue stripes, 1.5 cm stripes in yellow. Selvedge stripes in blue, green, purple rows of brocaded birds.

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