Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Lucy Littleben
    active 1950s–1960s
  • rug, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: 79 x 39.5 cm length includes tassles
    Object Length/Width: 31 1/8 x 15 9/16 in length includes tassles
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6613

The small rectangular rug has two rows of rectangles filled with thin diagonal stripes in red, pink, and white. The stripes are oriented in different directions in adjacent rectangles, so some of the intersections appear to create a diamond design.

There is a red band at either end with red braided tassels.