Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Guatemala
  • napkin, late 1800s–1949
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • cotton, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 28 x 27.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11 x 10 13/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6754.11

The unbleached cotton napkin is square with fringe at two ends. There are three stripes of openweave. Four-legged animals repeat on the solid portion of the napkin in the same color.