Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Guatemala
  • tablecloth, late 1800s–2000
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • cotton, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 102 x 96 cm
    Object Length/Width: 40 3/16 x 37 13/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6745

The square tablecloth is made from three strips of loosely woven white cloth sewn together. The cloth is embellished with rows of white decoration consisting of figures in dresses with one arm raised, four-legged animals (possibly llamas?), and composite geometric designs of six triangles.