Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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length of cloth
  • Mexico
  • length of cloth, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • cotton, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 263 x 87 cm
    Object Length/Width: 103 9/16 x 34 1/4 in
  • Gift of Bruce Merwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6579
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Description

The long rectangle of loosely woven cloth has red and yellow stripes with thinner dark blue stripes between. The wider stripes at either end have design elements consisting of a thin blue and white checkerboard, blue with offset white geometric designs with a green line, a yellow and red vertical stripe, two white zigzag-like designs forming diamonds and short white dashes on dark blue. It has unfinished ends.