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Woman's Shawl or Headdress (Tzute)

A work made of cotton and silk; plain weave formed by single warps and groups of two or six wefts; with supplementary brocading wefts.

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  • A work made of cotton and silk; plain weave formed by single warps and groups of two or six wefts; with supplementary brocading wefts.

Date:

1930/39

Artist:

Maya
Guatemala, Escuintla, Probably Palín

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Maya

Title

Woman's Shawl or Headdress (Tzute)

Place

Guatemala (Object made in)

Date

Made 1930–1939

Medium

Cotton and silk; plain weave formed by single warps and groups of two or six wefts; with supplementary brocading wefts

Dimensions

85.4 × 81.6 cm (33 5/8 × 32 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Avrina Pugh

Reference Number

1971.702

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