Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • North or Central America
  • shawl, late 1800s–1980
  • cloth, ribbon
  • Object Length/Width: 135 x 83 cm length is measured with blue over red
    Object Length/Width: 53 1/8 x 32 11/16 in length is measured with blue over red
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6735

The long blanket is made from two lengthts of polyester cloth placed end to end. One is dark blue, one is red. Both are edged with purple ribbon. The seam is embellished with contrast ribbon and a purple ribbon over the top. There are contrast ribbon tabs at the free corners as well. There is black top stitching on the ribbons.