Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Peru
  • pillow, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • wool yarns, cotton, feathers, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 57 x 42 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 22 7/16 x 16 9/16 x 3 15/16 in
  • Gift of the Josephine M. Wood Trust
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6730

The rectangular pillow has a wide brown stripe in the middle and thin bands on either side of the brown in white, red, light blue, orange, red, and pink. There are five bands of decoration with chevrons at one side of the pillow and diamonds at the other side of the pillow. One end of the pillow has a red stripe.

It covers a feather stuffed cotton pillow insert.