Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • rug, late 1800s–1930s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 162 x 114 cm
    Object Length/Width: 63 3/4 x 44 7/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6643

The rectuangular rug has a light brown diamond in the center with a dark brown whirling log pattern. There is dark yellow around the center diamond. Three triangles are light brown with white and dark brown borders above and below the center diamond. There is a stepped triangle in light brown with a dark brown whirling log pattern in the center and a white and dark brown border. There is a dark brown whirling log pattern in each corner of the rug.

It has a lighter brown field and a dark brown and white border.