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beaded ornament
  • United States
  • beaded ornament, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wool, beads, yarn, dyeing
  • Object Length: 74 cm
    Object Length: 29 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1794

The length of wool is folded and sewn down the long edge and wrapped in strings of black or yellow beads. It has a red yarn tassel at either end. The wool is red, blue, and yellow but the pattern is not apparent in the small amounts that are visible.