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. It shows three selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Zoomorphic patterns: turkeys, double headed birds, squirrels and deer. Geometrical designs: Venus (planet), candle holders and stars.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1990’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Antonio Nejapa, Chimaltenango
Materials: Cotton and mercerized cotton
Use: Saint’s Offering
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 28” x 25.5”