The following item belongs to the range of “Antique and Rare Items of the Casa de Artes’ Treasures Series”.
One small panel Saint’s Offering woven on a back strap loom. The piece has three selvedge ends and one side has a handmade seam. The designs are woven in. Geometrical designs: dots (mosquitos) and rhombuses. Zoomorphic designs: squirrels.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1970’s
Ethnic Group: Pokomchí
Origin: Palín, Escuintla
Materials: Cotton and mercerized cotton
Use: Saint’s Offering
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 7.5” x 7”