One panel Saint’s Offering woven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Two indigo stripes on the sides and two white stripes on the bottom and upper side, frame the red (alizarin) and indigo grid background of the piece. Zoomorphic designs: roosters, horses and ferrets.
Age: Approximately woven in the early 1940’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and silk; natural dyes: indigo, yellow, mollusk; alizarin
Use: Saint’s Offering
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 18” x 19.5”