Man's Cofradia Tzute, Sut, Head Covering

1972.13.0002

Photo of Man

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Man's Cofradia Tzute, Sut, Head Covering   (1972.13.0002)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location America, Central, Guatemala, El Quiche Department, Santo Tomas Chichicastenango, also known as Chichicastenango
Period/Date 1922
Culture K'iche' Maya

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 95.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 79.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.0 cm
Weight 266 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Pigment--Dye, Textile--Silk, Textile--Wool
Manufacturing Processes Embroidering--Counted Thread, Sewing, Weaving--Hand
Munsell Color Information Deep Red (5r 3/10)- red Deep Purple (5p 3/8)- purple embroidery (on vertical edge) Brilliant Purple (7.5p 6/10)- lavender embr. (bottom horizontal edge)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Cofradia: Mayan Ceremonial Clothing from Guatemala, Guisela Mayen, Linda Asturias de Barrios, and Rosario Miralbes de Polanco. Ediciones del Museo Ixchel, 1993. Pages 10 and 18. Maya Textiles of Guatemala, Margot Blum Schevill. Pages 84-85. A Century of Change in Guatemalan Textiles, The Center for Inter-American Relations. New York, 1981. Page 38.

Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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