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Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
$7500

Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
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  • Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Green Saint’s Tzute from San Pedro 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..

 

Two panel Saint’s Tzutewoven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. Both panels are joined with a fine hand embroidered “Randa”. Probably the textile was framed with lace, but it was removed. The designs are woven in. The green background is woven with indigo plus (green color). It has a legend embroidered “recuerdo de maria de leon el 7 de octubre de 1940 JT”. Geometrical designs: tree of life (on each corner). Zoomorphic designs: Ixcanel worm, dogs, birds and rabbits.

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Age: Approximately woven in the 1940
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and silk. Natural dyes: indigo plus (Green) and purple.
Use: Saint’s Tzute
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 25” x 30”
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