Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Ganado rug
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • Ganado rug, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Ganado, Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing?
  • Object Length/Width: 228 x 137 cm
    Object Length/Width: 89 3/4 x 53 15/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6936

The rectangular rug has a light brown field with two diamonds with light brown centers and tan and dark brown outlines with red detail. There are two stylized feathers in each and a small dark brown diamond between. The row of six stylized feathers has red detail between the diamonds. The arrow in each corner has a red shaft and dark blue and tan feathers and tips. There is a wide dark brown border with tan diamond outlines.