Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rug with crosses
  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • rug with crosses, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • wool, weaving, dyeing
  • Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0225

Rug woven from dyed and undyed wool. All four edges are bordered with dark brown edges with triangular points. The center of the rug is a mottled, light brown color and within that, there are two large cross shapes that are dark brown, red, and light brown. The far outer edges are red and white.