The following item belongs to the range of “Antique and Rare Items of the Casa de Artes’ Treasures Series”.
One panel Saint’s Offering woven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. It shows a green background with two purple side lines. Zoomorphic designs: squirrels, birds and ixcanel worm. Geometrical designs: spider, candle holders, feather serpent and stars.
Age: Approximately woven in the early 1960’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and silk
Use: Saint’s Offering
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 21.5” x 8”