Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, 1890s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 102 x 67 cm
    Object Length/Width: 40 3/16 x 26 3/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6649

The rectangular rug has a light brown field and six white diamonds in a row down the center, each with a dark brown outline, the middle two diamonds connected at the center point. There are dark brown diamond outlines along the edge of the light brown field. It has a white border. There is a light brown stripe at the top and bottom and a light brown edging yarn.