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blanket or tzut
  • Guatemala
  • blanket or tzut, 1940s
  • Where object was made: Chichicastenango, Quiché, Guatemala
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 200 x 74.5 cm length includes fringe
    Object Length/Width: 78 3/4 x 29 5/16 in length includes fringe
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6738
Description

The rectangular dark brown wool blanket has a white stripe at either end with red and blue triangles and diamonds. There is a thinner white stripe on either side of the wide stripe with red, white, and blue checkerboard. There is long dark brown fringe.