Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded collar
  • unknown Native Arctic maker
  • beaded collar, 1900–1990
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, beading
  • Object Height/Width: 29 x 59 cm
    Object Height/Width: 11 3/8 x 23 1/4 in
  • Gift of Lois W. Allphin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1788

This is a wide collar of net-like beading. The top band is backed with cotton. The decoration consists of an overall pattern of zigzags and "V" shapes in dark blue, red, pink, white, and triangles of yellow and blue-green.