One panel Ceremonial Tzute or Runner woven on a back strap loom. It has fringes on each side. It is very finely woven almost as a gauze weaving. The designs are woven in with cotton, which is hand spun. Designs: geometric: flower vases and arrows.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1920’s
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: Totonicapán, Totonicapán
Materials: Cotton; dyes: alizarin; natural dyes: yellow and indigo plus (Green).
Use: Ceremonial Tzute or Runner
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 12” x 62” with fringes