Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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embroidered cloth
  • Maranao peoples
  • embroidered cloth, late 1800s–1959
  • Where object was made: Lanao del Sur, Philippines
  • cotton, string, embroidering, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 25 x 25 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9 13/16 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift of Charles K. Warriner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5053

The small red-purple square of cloth is embroidered with a band of yellow curlicues near the perimeter, with leaf-like details in dark blue, green, white and orange. There is an "X" inside the border with a yellow four petaled flower at the center. The legs of the "X" are black with a yellow or orange arch at the end with leaf-like embellishments in dark blue dark green and orange.