Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Two Grey Hills rug
  • Cora Curley
  • Two Grey Hills rug, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: Two Grey Hills, New Mexico, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 95 x 51 cm
    Object Length/Width: 37 3/8 x 20 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Security Benefit Group of Companies
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6636
Description

The rectangular rug has a light brown field and a large stepped gray diamond with a brown diamond-like design inside. There is a small gray rectangle at the center. The shapes are outlined in white or white and black. There is a small fork-like design at each step on the diamond. The gray stepped triangle at each corner has three white triangles inside and is outlined in black with a small black "V" at each step. There is a brown and white stepped triangle border and a solid black edge. There are small black tassels at the corners.