One panel Tenanza tzute (Saint’s Offering) woven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Alizarin (red) stripes frame the yellow background of the piece. Geometrical designs: zigzag and stars.
Age: Approximately woven in the early 1900’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Hand spun white cotton and silk. Natural dyes: mollusk, indigo, yellow; alizarin.
Use: Tenanza Tzute
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 16.5” x 24”