Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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yo-yo bedspread
  • United States
  • yo-yo bedspread, circa 1925–1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, gathered, piecing
  • Object Length/Width: 245 x 206 cm
    Object Length/Width: 96 7/16 x 81 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Jedel Family Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0088

Rectangular covering made up of small circles of gathered cloth that are sewn so that they have a small hole in their centers. These circles are in a variety of colors, including green, blue, orange, and pink. The border is made up of a zigzag pattern.