Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • scapular, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • cloth, ribbon, photograph
  • Object Height/Width: 5.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 1/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5205

The small heart ornament has a black and white photo in the center depicting a female figure, idenified as the "virgin at the door." The heart is pink with white ribbon at the edge, and a blue-green backing and a red ribbon hanging loop.

It was intended to be worn.