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: 138.5 x 88.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 54 1/2 x 34 13/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6554

The rectangular rug has a light brown field. There are two bands of diamonds in light brown, pink, and dark brown with serrated edges and two bands of parallelograms forming short segments of sawtooth pattern, in the same colors. Two narrower bands of parallelograms form sawtooth patterns in brown and light brown.