Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • North or Central America
  • shawl, late 1800s–1980
  • cloth, ribbon, rayon
  • Object Length/Width: 198 x 193 cm including fringe
    Object Length/Width: 77 15/16 x 76 in including fringe
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6736

The very large square of off-white polyester cloth has a ribbon sewn near one edge with pink, blue, and white flowers and green leaves. It has long rayon fringe on each edge, with one row of knots all the way around the shawl.