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Cuyuscate Tenanza Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
$7500

Cuyuscate Tenanza Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
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  • Cuyuscate Tenanza Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Cuyuscate Tenanza Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Cuyuscate Tenanza Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Cuyuscate Tenanza Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Cuyuscate Tenanza Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Cuyuscate Tenanza Tzute from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Cuyuscate Tenanza 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..

 

One panel Tenanza tzute (Saint’s Offering) woven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Two alizarin (red) stripes frame the cuyuscate background of the piece. Geometrical designs: zigzag and comb.

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Age: Approximately woven in the early 1900’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Hand spun white cotton, cuyuscate and silk. Natural dyes: mollusk; alizarin.
Use: Tenanza tzute
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 15” x 22”
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