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

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Artist

Maya

Title

Woman's Shawl or Headdress (Tzute)

Origin

Guatemala

Date

1900–1950

Medium

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

Dimensions

79.1 x 78.7 cm (31 1/8 x 31 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Avrina Pugh

Reference Number

1971.699

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