Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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long beaded necklace
  • North or Central America
  • long beaded necklace, late 1800s–1993
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 138.5 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width: 54 1/2 x 3/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1784

The long narrow loom beaded strip has a red field. It has small medium blue diamonds with a dark blue and white outline. There is a small white cross between each diamond. The beaded fringe on one end is mostly red with a band of medium blue, flanked by dark blue then white midway down.