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beaded collar
  • unknown Apache or Mojave maker
  • beaded collar, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • beading
  • Object Height/Width: 19 x 44 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 17 5/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2002

The skirt-like beaded collar is made of net-like beading with short fringe at the wider end, and medium blue round beads on the ends. It has a clear field. There is a band of concentric diamonds in yellow, blue green, red, white and dark blue. Translucent yellow triangles are outlined in medium blue between the diamonds.