Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • rug, mid 1900s–1950
  • Where object was made: Klagetoh, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 232 x 136.5 cm length includes tassles
    Object Length/Width: 91 5/16 x 53 3/4 in length includes tassles
  • Gift of Mildred P. Wolf and her son John P. Wolf
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6935

The rectangular rug has a light grey field with a large red, white, and black "X" with a diamond in the center. It has serrated edges and a red serrated diamond-like shape between the legs on the short ends. There is a very wide "M" shape in white and black along the long sides. The rug has a black border.