Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded fob
  • United States
  • beaded fob, late 1800s–1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • string, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 13.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 5/16 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Sister Mary Hubert, St. Mary's College
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1761

The loom beaded strip has a wrapped loop on the pointed end and beaded fringe on the other. It has a black field. The upside down yellow heart outlined in green nestles into the pointed end. There are two American flags on poles, a red heart, and two small light blue hearts, all outlined in yellow. The looped fringe is in bands of red, light blue, and black.