One paneled sash, woven on a back strap loom. Geometrical designs on both ends. The designs are describing the double headed eagle surrounded by a zigzag contour, as a remembrance of the mountains. The blue background is dyed with indigo (natural dye) and is alternated with delicate magenta color stripes. Notice the four selvedge ends. All the colours are chemical dyes, except for the indigo. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!
Age: Approximately woven in the 1960’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: Nahualá, Sololá
Materials: Cotton, mercerized cotton and indigo (natural dye)
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 116” x 6”