One green panel Saint’s Offering woven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Two red stripes simulate a randa in the middle of the piece. The letters “MA, ING, XOCOX” are woven in. Zoomorphic designs: turkeys, roosters and double headed eagles. Geometrical designs: stars and Cyclops dolls.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1940’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Santo Domingo Xenacoj, Sacatepéquez
Materials: Cotton, mercerized cotton and silk. Natural dyes: Green (indigo plus).
Use: Saint’s Offering
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 15.5” x 31”