Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • rug, late 1800s–1972
  • Where object was made: Ganado, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 211 x 100 cm
    Object Length/Width: 83 1/16 x 39 3/8 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6552

The rectangular rug has a red field. A strip of red serrated diamonds are within white serrated diamonds with dark brown stepped borders down the center of the rug. There is a series of offset white squares with dark brown outlines down either side of the center. Dark brown stepped triangles edge the border.