Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, late 1800s–1982
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 149 x 104 cm
    Object Length/Width: 58 11/16 x 40 15/16 in
  • Gift of D. White
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6556

The rectangular rug has a light natural field and is bordered in black, grey, and dark yellow. The large diamond shape in the center has a grey center, light natural color, and grey. Each color is outlined with red or black. There are stacked diamonds in the space outside of the large center diamond in grey with red outlines.