Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, late 1800s–1930
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool, cochineal dye, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 175 x 97 cm
    Object Length/Width: 68 7/8 x 38 3/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1856

The rectangular woolen rug has a medium brown field with a brown border and off-white border. The red and white zigzags repeat, forming medium brown diamonds from the field color.