One panel Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) woven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Geometrical designs: stars and arrows. Zoomorphic designs: birds and dogs.
Age: Approximately woven in the early 1900’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton; natural dyes: yellow, mollusk; alizarin
Use: Saint’s Offering
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 12.5” x 19”