Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • rug, 1900–1920
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 141 x 98.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 55 1/2 x 38 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6644

The rectangular rug has a light brown field with a white diamond at either end with a jagged black/dark brown outline. There are large, wide stepped white chevrons with a black/dark brown outlines on the long sides with white triangles and black/dark brown borders on the top two sides. The border is black/dark brown and white.