Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Guatemala
  • placemat, late 1800s–1949
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • cotton, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 46 x 43.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 18 1/8 x 17 1/8 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6754.03

The unbleached cotton placemat is rectangular with fringe at either end. It has four stripes of openweave. The irregular wavy line repeats on the solid portion of the placemat in the same color.