Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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early Ganado rug
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • early Ganado rug, late 1800s–1921
  • Where object was made: Ganado, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 200.5 x 114.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 78 15/16 x 45 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6555

The rectangular rug has a light brown field and two stepped diamonds in the center. Each has a light brown center, a slightly darker border, a wide red border and a dark brown border. It is slightly darker than the light brown border with a red key-like pattern. The edge is red.