Rare one paneled sash woven on a back strap loom. Geometrical designs and birds are woven in using the two face brocading technique. The designs are diamond-shape which represents the Venus Star. A zigzag contour is a reference of the mountains of Guatemala. The background is woven with the same red warp threads. All the colours are chemical dyes. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!
Age: Approximately woven in the 1970’s.
Ethnic Group: Aguacateko
Origin: Aguacatan, Huehuetenango
Materials: cotton sash
Use: woven on a back strap loom
Technique: woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 88” x 6”