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Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
$7500

Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
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  • Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) from San Juan Sacatepéquez
  • Red Tenanza Tzute (Saint’s Offering) 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 Tenanza Tzute (Offering) woven on a back strap loom. The piece shows three selvedge ends and one has a handmade seam. The background is woven with alizarin and the designs are woven with cotton and silk. The piece shows some small holes (damage). Designs: zoomorphic: turkeys, sacrificed turkeys and squirrels. 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: Hand spun cotton and silk. Natural dyes: yellow; alizarin.
Use: Tenanza Tzute
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 21.5” x 20”
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