One panel Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) woven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Three red stripes frame the white background of the piece. Geometrical designs: zigzag.
Age: Approximately woven in the early 1900’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and silk (purple cotton is “Carrizo”)
Use: Saint’s Offering (Tzute de Tenanza)
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 14” x 19”