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Man's Tzute


Artist Unknown (Maya, Cackchiquel)


c. 1980

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Man's Tzute, Artist Unknown (Maya, Cackchiquel)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton; supplementary weft patterning
Size: 69 x 18 1/2 in. (175.26 x 46.99 cm) (including 2 in. fringe)50 1/2 in. (128.27 cm) (fringe)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Chimaltenango, San Antonio Nejapa
Culture: Maya, Cackchiquel, Guatemala, Chimaltenango
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: two paneled red cotton tzute; woven on a back strap loom with zoomorphic brocaded figures in white, yellow, green, blue and magenta; one end of the tzute is finished with 1.5" of macramé work fringes
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2004.169.95
Added to Site: March 1, 2009