Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, late 1800s–1980
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 176.5 x 107 cm
    Object Length/Width: 69 1/2 x 42 1/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6566

The rectangular rug has a white field, one brown diamond, and two half brown diamonds across the center. It has a thick white outline and a thick black outline. There is a thick red zigzag outside of the black outline, and another that is brown. There is a red and black stripe on either end and the border is brown.