12 January 2006
A NAVAJO REGIONAL RUG
woven of native handspun wool in natural and aniline shades of ivory, brown, and red, with a central serrated diamond enclosing a cross, flanked by pairs of similar diamonds, and serrated wedges, each enclosing a forked device, solid borders
Dimensions: 87¼ x 43½ in. (2.22 x 1.11 m.)
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Illustrated in Patterns and Sources of Navajo Weaving by Bill Harmsen, page 42.
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