Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mexico
  • headdress, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • cotton, weaving, embroidering, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 75 x 58 cm
    Object Length/Width: 29 1/2 x 22 13/16 in
  • Gift of Bruce Merwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6767

The rectangle is made of cotton cloth. It is a light natural color. Most of the field is covered in red embroidery with four thin dark blue lines and wide red lines with dark blue and light natural zigzags and chevrons. There is short fringe at either end.