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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

2012

2022

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Tzute (man's Head Cloth) (Guatemala)

This is a Tzute (man's head cloth). It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton and its technique is weft-faced plain weave with supplementary weft, floats alternate front to back. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Alan L. Wolfe. It is credited Gift of Alan L. Wolfe.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (two pieces stitched together): 72 x 61 cm (28 3/8 x 24 in.)

Cite this object as

Tzute (man's Head Cloth) (Guatemala); cotton; Warp x Weft (two pieces stitched together): 72 x 61 cm (28 3/8 x 24 in.); Gift of Alan L. Wolfe; 1969-50-32

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