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Woman's Shawl or Headdress (Tzute)

A work made of cotton, silk, and wool, plain weave with brocading wefts; joined with cotton in cretan stitches.

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  • A work made of cotton, silk, and wool, plain weave with brocading wefts; joined with cotton in cretan stitches.

Date:

1900/50

Artist:

Maya
Probably San Tomás Chichicastenango, Quiché, Guatemala

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Maya

Title

Woman's Shawl or Headdress (Tzute)

Origin

Guatemala

Date

Made 1900–1950

Medium

Cotton, silk, and wool, plain weave with brocading wefts; joined with cotton in cretan stitches

Dimensions

79.1 × 78.7 cm (31 1/8 × 31 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Avrina Pugh

Reference Number

1971.699

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