Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Southwestern peoples
  • rug, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 220 x 131 cm
    Object Length/Width: 86 5/8 x 51 9/16 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6957

The rectangular rug has a red field with a single diamond-like design in the center with a maroon and dark yellow center with blue-green, off-white, and light blue-green detail. It has a grey field, a black outline, and two smaller diamonds above and below in grey with blue-green and off-white detail and a black outline. There are stripes on either end in the same colors with dark blue. The rug has off-white fringe.