Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, early 1900s–1976
  • Where object was made: Chinle, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 156.5 x 117 cm
    Object Length/Width: 61 5/8 x 46 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6564

The rectangular rug has two zigzag stripes in yellow and white. The wider stripes are light brown and yellow. The wider stripes are thin stripes in light purple, light brown, white, and yellow. There is a small tassel in each corner.