Man's Cofradia Tzute, Head Covering

1993.18.0015

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Man's Cofradia Tzute, Head Covering   (1993.18.0015)
Classification/
Nomenclature
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 Late 19th – Early 20c. CE
Culture K'iche' Maya

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 128.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 72.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.3 cm
Weight 248 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Pigment--Dye, Textile--Silk, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information waived

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 Transfer from Illinois State University
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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