Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded headband
  • United States
  • beaded headband, late 1800s–1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 25 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9 13/16 x 1 in
  • Gift of Sister Mary Hubert, St. Mary's College
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1768

The loom beaded strip is sewn closed as a loop. It has a black field with a zigzag border in pink and white alternating "v's." The repeating design is alternating rectangles of pink or white, which oppose the "v's" in the border.