Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, 1915–1935
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 139 x 71 cm
    Object Length/Width: 54 3/4 x 27 15/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6596

The rectangular rug has a dark brown border, an inner light tan border, and a light brown field. In the center of the field there are five diamond shapes with stepped borders. The top and bottom of each diamond is dark brown, with light natural colored wool in the center of the diamonds. The stepped edges of each diamond are red.