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Woman's Tzute/Cargador


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1970

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Woman's Tzute/Cargador, Artist Unknown (Maya)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton (?)
Size: 80 x 68 1/2 in. (203.2 x 173.99 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, San Martín Sacatepéquez (San Martín Chile Verde)
Culture: Maya, Guatemala, Quetzaltenango
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: navy; three woven panels laced together; one end has twisted open warp; narrow vertical stripes; each panel has horizontal multicolor abstract shaped (discontinued supplementary weft); solid horizontal row of multicolor geometrics at end with open weft
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2005.136.24
Added to Site: March 1, 2009