Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pillow sham
  • Kanaka Maoli (Hawaiian) peoples
  • pillow sham, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, quilting, applique
  • Object Length/Width: 43.5 x 43.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 17 1/8 x 17 1/8 in
  • Gift of Fritz W. Forbes
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1412

The square, quilted cotton pillow sham has a cream-colored field with an orange flower-like design, symmetrical on the quadrants, and identified as the "cap-a-gold" pattern.