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Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
$5000

Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
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  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Silk and Mollusk Stripe Candle Ofrenda from San Juan Sacatepéquez

The following item belongs to the range of “Antique and Rare Items of the Casa de Artes’ Treasures Series”. This item can only be purchased online using PAYPAL or a US Dollar Check sent to our P.O. Box address in Florida, USA. For buying instructions and more pictures, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

One panel Candle Ofrenda (Offering) woven on a back strap loom. The piece shows four selvedge ends. The background is woven with alizarin and the designs are woven with cotton and silk. The stripes from the background are also woven with cotton and silk. The piece shows some small holes (damage). Designs: zoomorphic: double headed birds, roosters, birds and rabbits. Geometric designs: Venus (planet) and stars.

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Age: Approximately woven in the 1920’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and silk. Natural dyes: mollusk; alizarin.
Use: Candle Ofrenda
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 15” x 15.5”
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