Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded bracelet
  • Louise Dean
  • beaded bracelet, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Oklahoma, United States
  • buckskin, metal, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 18.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7 1/4 x 1 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1757

The beaded buckskin bracelet has a snap closure. The loom beaded strip is sewn to a buckskin base. It has a white field and red and yellow border. The repeating design is a small black rectangle inside a yellow rectangle. There are small diamonds on each side of the rectangle in red or light blue.