Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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weaving sample
  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • weaving sample, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 78 x 47.5 cm length includes tassles
    Object Length/Width: 30 11/16 x 18 11/16 in length includes tassles
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6618

The small rectangular woven piece has a white field and a horizontal gray strip in the center with two thin red stripes on either side. Two stripes create chevrons in light brown, white, red, gray, and black. There are two thin red stripes. There are two stripes in offset parallelograms in the same colors as above. There are small white tassels in the corners.