Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wall hanging
  • Peru
  • wall hanging, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • wool yarn, wood, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 93.5 x 62 cm
    Object Length/Width: 36 13/16 x 24 7/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6760
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The rectangular wall hanging has a wooden rod at the top. It has a light tan field with a light brown border. The single standing figure has a triangular grey face with square white features outlined in brown. It has a light brown trapezoidal hat with a dark brown rectangle in front with three white stripes and a face at the center. It has a light brown shirt with two light tan curlicues. There are no arms. It has a grey kilt with a light brown and whtie chevron. There is a single dark brown square at the bottom that may be legs. There is a dark brown hanging string at the top.