Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rug
  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • rug, late 1800s–1880
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 137.5 x 81.5 cm length includes the one long section of fringe
    Object Length/Width: 54 1/8 x 32 1/16 in length includes the one long section of fringe
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6585
Description

The rectangular rug has a red field and horizontal stripes of diamonds with jagged edges in red, green, and dark blue, or red, green, and light green. They all have a light brown outine. There are remnants of fringe in the above colors on the short ends.