The following item belongs to the range of “Antique and Rare Items of the Casa de Artes’ Treasures Series”.
One panel Saint’s Offering woven on a back strap loom. The piece has four selvedge ends. The designs are woven in. Two green stripes on the sides frame the red and blue vertical line background of the piece. Zoomorphic designs: ixcanel worm.
Age: Approximately woven in the early 1970’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Use: Saint’s Offering
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 17” x 9.5”