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Utility Cloth

Tzute

Native NameTzute de Hombre
Object Number:2014-19-138
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutuhil
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 135 cm
Width: 65.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-138 - Old Loan Number

Description

Man's tzute. Four horizontal bands of solid red, interspersed with three checkerboard black and white bands. Two horizontal narrow bands of orange-red in the middle of the cloth with narrow bands of brown above and below. Six magenta silk tassles attached.

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