Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Ganado rug
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • Ganado rug, early 1900s–1920
  • Where object was made: Ganado, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 214 x 147 cm approximate
    Object Length/Width: 84 1/4 x 57 7/8 in approximate
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6953

The rectangular rug has a red field with three rows of serrated diamonds. The diamonds are all in combinations of red, dark brown/black, and off-white. The border has blocks of off-white and dark brown/black.