Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • bedspread, 1968
  • Where object was made: Tarma, Peru
  • cotton, wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 172 x 167 cm
    Object Length/Width: 67 11/16 x 65 3/4 in
  • Gift of Barbara Waggoner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6944

The square red blanket is made in two panels and is sewn together. It has concentric bands of design in orange. The center has a leaf-like design. The next band has a round flower-like design with leaves between. The next band has "s" shapes. The next band has zigzags and wavy lines. The outermost band has the same flower and leaf design as the innermost band.