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, bamboo, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 87 x 70 cm
    Object Length/Width: 34 1/4 x 27 9/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6761

The rectangular wool wall hanging has a bamboo rod at the top and fringe at the bottom. It has a white field with a grey circle in the center with a face with white and black eyes, black detail. bright blue and light yellow cheeks and bright pink lips. It has sun-like rays in bright blue, red-brown, light green, blue-green, light blue, pink, red, and light blue-green. There are circles around the perimeter of the sun design each with a contrasting colored center: red-brown, light blue, blue-green, pink, yellow, light orange, and light green.