One panel Saint’s Table Clothwoven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Geometrical designs: corn plant, feather serpent and arrows. Zoomorphic designs: sacrificed turkey, horses, birds and rabbits.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1920’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and silk. Natural dyes: Green (indigo plus), yellow and mollusk; alizarin.
Use: Saint’s Table Cloth
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 22” x 32”