Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • rug, late 1800s–1930
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 212 x 137 cm approximate
    Object Length/Width: 83 7/16 x 53 15/16 in approximate
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6913

The rectangular rug has horizontal stripes in red, light tan, and light brown. There are three rows of large stepped diamonds with red and light brown stripes in the interior with light tan and brown borders. The interior border is light brown with a brown dentil design, and the outer border is red.