Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • weaving, late 1800s–1962
  • Where object was made: Chimayo, New Mexico, United States
  • cotton, wool, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 59 x 48 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 1/4 x 18 7/8 in
  • Gift of Westminster Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1365

The square weaving has a wool weft and cotton warp and light fringe on two sides. The field is red, with four sets of a white bar, with a staggered end, and a black bar with a divided end. The bars start on the non-fringe edge (two sets per side) and the embellished end is toward the center.