Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, late 1800s–1939
  • Where object was made: Ganado, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 201 x 107 cm
    Object Length/Width: 79 1/8 x 42 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6544

The rectangular rug has a red field. There are three bands of stepped diamonds in brown with white and black detail. There are three bands of light brown with red and black stepped zigzags, two are adjacent forming a band of diamonds. There is a thin black stripe at either end.