Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Wide Ruins rug
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • Wide Ruins rug, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Wide Ruins, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 95 x 54 cm
    Object Length/Width: 37 3/8 x 21 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6624

The small rectangular rug has a center band of decoration with grey and white chevrons that are offset. There are light brown bands with black parallelograms and thin white, light brown, and black stripes. There is a wide band of light brown with white and black parallelograms.