The following item belongs to the range of “Antique and Rare Items of the Casa de Artes’ Treasures Series”.
One panel Saint’s Offering for a Tenanza woven on a back strap loom. It shows four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Zoomorphic patterns: turkeys, horses, birds, butterflies, double headed eagle and ixcanel worm. Geometrical designs: candle holders and corn plant.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1970’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Chuarrancho, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton, silk and mercerized cotton.
Use: Saint’s Offering
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 26” x 28”