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Man's ceremonial tzute


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1963

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Man's ceremonial tzute, Artist Unknown (Maya)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton, silk; supplementary weft patterning
Size: 49 x 51 1/4 in. (124.5 x 130.2 cm)
Creation Place: North America, Central America, Guatemala, Guatemala, San Juan Sacatepéquez
Culture: Maya, North America, Central America, Guatemala, Guatemala
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Tzute made of 2 panels; warp faced, red ground with alternating narrow blue and yellow stripes; supplementary weft patterning in yellow, green, purple, pink and blue; zoomorphic figures grouped in blocks in each corner with two blocks of pattern in center
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard Simmons
Accession Number: 99.245.28
Added to Site: February 28, 2009