Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • poncho, 1968
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • wool, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 169 x 136 cm height measured while open
    Object Length/Width: 66 9/16 x 53 9/16 in height measured while open
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6939

The square poncho is woven in two strips. It has a seam down the middle with a slit for the head. It has rounded corners. It is a mottled light brown with the same colored edging with a red strip. There is red detail stitching around the neck hole. There is a narrow red, green, and yellow stripe near the edge. An "A" is embroidered in one corner.