Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wall hanging
  • Mexico
  • wall hanging, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • cotton, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 176.5 x 74 cm length includes fringe
    Object Length/Width: 69 1/2 x 29 1/8 in length includes fringe
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6631

The rectangular wall hanging has a white field. A human figure stands in the center with a wide headdress, a snake in the proper left hand and an unidentified object in proper right hand. The figure's headdress is blue, red, orange, and green. The dress is blue, red, dark blue, orange, and black with yellow detail. The snake is blue, red, green, and yellow. A column of stacked stepped triangles is on either side in yellow, blue, green, red, black, and orange. There is a thin dotted blue line with red or green on either side. The thicker stripes are at the top and bottom in dark blue, red, yellow, black, white, green, blue, and orange. There is white fringe at the top and bottom.