Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Wide Ruins rug
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • Wide Ruins rug, late 1900s–1959
  • Where object was made: Wide Ruins, Arizona, United States
  • wool, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 141 x 94 cm
    Object Length/Width: 55 1/2 x 37 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1855

The rectangular woolen rug has a dark yellow field. There are bands of gray with off-white parenthesis-shaped repeats, with thin bands of dark yellow, off-white, and gray on either side. There are small tassels of yellow and gray yarn in each corner.