One paneled sash, woven on a back strap loom. The piece is nicely brocaded with flower designs on both ends, which are woven in the two face brocading technique. The patterns are woven in using cotton and silk. The background and fringes are all 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 1980’s.
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: Chichicastenango, El Quiché
Materials: cotton and silk
Use: ceremonial sash
Technique: woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 110” x 11.5”