Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shoulder wrap
  • Peru
  • shoulder wrap, late 1800s–1965
  • Where object was made: Pisac, Peru
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 67 x 52 cm
    Object Length/Width: 26 3/8 x 20 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mary E. Snyder
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6768

The square is made of woven wool and is edged in blocks of red, blue, bright pink, green, and yellow. It has stripes across the field in red, black, bright pink, and thinner stripes in yellow, green, red, and black. Light grey zigzagging lines cover the adjacent stripes. The small zigzag down the center stripe is red, yellow, green, white, bright pink, and yellow.