Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Ganado rug
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • Ganado rug, late 1800s–1930
  • Where object was made: Ganado, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 89 x 64 cm length includes tassles
    Object Length/Width: 35 1/16 x 25 3/16 in length includes tassles
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6653

The small rectangular rug has a brown field and two white diamonds with a dark brown cross in the center. It has red, light brown, and blue serrated borders. The space between has a serrated triangle in white, dark brown, and light brown. There is a red and dark brown border and small dark gray tassels or knotted ends.