Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Crystal (?) rug
  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • Crystal (?) rug, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • wool, weaving, dyeing
  • Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0226
Description

Rug woven from wool dyed with vegetal dyes. Most of the design is made up of alternating bands of yellow and tan, with seven bands that are gray and have yellow and tan diamonds inside, creating a four-petaled flower appearance.