Procession Tzute woven in one panel on a back strap loom. The piece shows four selvedge ends. The background is woven with indigo and the designs are woven with cotton and silk. A pink ribbon frames the piece. A middle cross is embroidered with the same ribbon. The legend "Recuerdo de Teresa Roca de Ziquim" “año de 19x9" is embroidered. Geometric designs: corn plant, Venus and crosses. Zoomorphic designs: double headed birds, deer, birds and horses.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1940’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton, silk, mercerized cotton. Natural dyes: indigo, orange and yellow
Use: Ceremonial tzute for a procession
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 27” x 20.5”