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beaded strip
  • unknown Apache or Diné (Navajo) maker
  • beaded strip, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 48.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 19 1/8 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1646

The loom beaded strip on black thread has a black field and colorless border. The repeating design is a light blue "X" shape with a small square nestled in the spaces above and below it. The "X" and squares are outlined in colorless beads.