Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Chimayo rug
  • Southwestern peoples
  • Chimayo rug, late 1800s–1963
  • Where object was made: Chimayo, New Mexico, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 219.5 x 135 cm
    Object Length/Width: 86 7/16 x 53 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6917

The rectangular rug has horizontal stripes in light tan and light brown with thin white stripes between. There are white arrowhead-like designs on the darker stripes. There is short white fringe on either end.