Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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incomplete beaded strip
  • unknown maker from the United States
  • incomplete beaded strip, late 1800s–1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 18 x 3 cm length of beaded segment
    Object Length/Width: 7 1/16 x 1 1/8 in length of beaded segment
  • Gift of Sister Mary Hubert, St. Mary's College
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1773

The incomplete loom beaded strip has a mostly opaque colorless field except for the end which is white. It has a black border. The repeating design is a four petal flower and two red and two light blue petals outlined in black. The flowers are separated by a light blue diamond, outlined in red, inside a yellow diamond outlined in black.