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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: 50.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 19 7/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1660
Label Text

The loom beaded strip has a white field and red border. The repeating design is a medium blue hourglass shape with small rectangles at each end outlined in red. There is a red triangle outline between the small rectangles and a green line topped with a "W" on each end of the design. It alternates with a red "H" outline with a red arrow crossing it. The arrow points are green.