Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, late 1800s–1969
  • Where object was made: Coal Mine Mesa, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 141 x 89 cm
    Object Length/Width: 55 1/2 x 35 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6568

The rectangular rug has rectangles of narrow stripes in dark yellow, black, and white. The lines in each block change direction, giving a subtle diamond appearance at some corners. There is a small tassel in each corner.