Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Mande maker
  • blanket, late 1800s–2007
  • cotton, indigo, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 269 x 133 cm
    Object Length/Width: 105 7/8 x 52 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6938

The large rectangle is made from ten narrow lengthwise strips. The horizontal stripes on each vertical strip align. Overall, it is dark blue and white stripes and stripes with small geometric designs. There are fringes at either end.