Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • rug, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: Klagetoh?, Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 231 x 137 cm
    Object Length/Width: 90 15/16 x 53 15/16 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6921

The rectangular rug has a dark grey field with two stepped red diamonds in the middle row, with white cross and black outlines. There are two rows of three white stepped diamonds above and below, with black cross outlines inside and black outlines. There are small black hooks at each step on each diamond. The rug has a red, white, and black border and a red tassel on each corner.