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Rug

Date: c. 1930
Medium: natural handspun wool
Dimensions:
87 × 56 1/2 inches (221 × 143.5 cm)
Other (velcro): 55 inches (139.7 cm)
Classification: Textiles
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 82.900.119
Stark Number: 129
Accession Number: 1965.5.53
DescriptionYarn colors are black, white, gray and tan.
Label Text:This rug is woven from the natural colors and geometrical patterns characteristic of the Two Grey Hills style. The design of a cross with four arms is used in this weaving. It is based on the Navajo whirling log design used in sandpaintings and is not associated with European political symbols.
Provenance: H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
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  • Two Grey Hills