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, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 23.5 x 25 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9 1/4 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift of Charles K. Warriner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5054

The small square of red-purple cloth has a border of white triangles with a dark blue line around. The smaller green square outline within the field has a white diamond in the center and four orange diamonds. There are six yellow bush-like designs between the green and white lines. There are green circles, dark blue plant-like designs and white diamonds in the space around the yellow designs.