Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • shawl, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • string, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 284 x 81 cm
    Object Length/Width: 111 13/16 x 31 7/8 in
  • Gift of the Josephine M. Wood Trust
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6704

The long rectangular shawl has a field with thin orange and black stripes with white detail. The ends are large scale checkerboards in black and orange, with a segment of solid stripes, and the ends are left free as fringe. The large scale patterned ends are narrower than the body.