Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Department of Solola | Santiago Atitlan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tzute de Hombre
Object Number 2014-19-137
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tzutuhil
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Solola | Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Man's cotton Tzute. Predominantly red cotton groundcloth with stripes of natural brown cotton. Two stripes of purple and one stripe of orange. Six tassles of purple-magenta silk added. Two broad bands of orange-red across top and bottom of cloth. Horizontal narrow band of orange at center paralleled above and below by narrow lavender bands, all set against a wider brown band. Six tassles attached.

Length 110.5 cm
Width 65.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number L-699-137 - Old Loan Number

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