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

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Artist

Maya

Title

Woman's Shawl or Headdress (Tzute)

Origin

Guatemala

Date

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 x 81.6 cm (33 5/8 x 32 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Avrina Pugh

Reference Number

1971.702

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