Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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scapular
  • Peru
  • scapular, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • cloth, paper, string, metal-wrapped string, ribbon, plastic
  • Object Height/Width: 7 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5207
Description
Exhibitions

The small purple oval frame has a purple loop at the top. The small image inside the frame, identifed as Nuestro Senor de los Milagros, depicts Jesus on cross with a woman standing on the proper left and a woman kneeling on the proper right. There are small pink flowers with green stems embroidered on either side. There is a plastic cover inside the frame and gold detail.