Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Teec Nos Pos rug
  • Minnie Yazzie
    born 1960, active 1970s–present
    active: United States
  • Teec Nos Pos rug, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 165.5 x 89.5 cm length includes tassles
    Object Length/Width: 65 3/16 x 35 1/4 in length includes tassles
  • Gift from the Security Benefit Group of Companies
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6577

The rectangular rug has a gray field with a series of concentric serrated diamonds down the center and concentric triangles down the sides, leaving a gray zigzag between. Each diamond has light brown, gray, white, black, and brown.

The white border has a thin black zigzag, then a black border with a thin white zigzag and brown at the edge. There is a small brown tassel at each corner.