Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature rug on loom
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • miniature rug on loom, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, wool yarn, cotton thread, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 38 x 18.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 15/16 x 7 1/4 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0454

This is a miniature loom work in process. It has cotton warp and wool weft. Ther are wooden rods at either end. The woven portion has a yellow diamond in the center and stacked red triangles on a dark blue field. It has undyed natural triangles along the sides.