Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Southwestern Native American maker
  • weaving, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Chimayo?, New Mexico, United States
  • cotton, wool, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 55 x 46 cm length includes fringe
    Object Length/Width: 21 5/8 x 18 1/8 in length includes fringe
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1362

The square weaving is made of cotton warp and wool weft. It has white fringe on two sides. It has a red field. There is a set of bands on each end in white, black, red, and grey about 1/4 of the distance from the end. The center red field has four sets of white and black lines.