Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Ganado, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 147 x 106.5 cm including tassles
    Object Length/Width: 57 7/8 x 41 15/16 in including tassles
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6565

The rectangular rug has a red field and four light brown stripes with sawtooth edges. The diagonal lines of white and dark brown triangles are between the light brown stripes. There is a thin white and dark brown stripe at either end and a red tassel in each corner.