Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded hatband
  • unknown Apache or Diné (Navajo) maker
  • beaded hatband, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 30.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1843

The loom beaded strip is sewn into a loop. The green field has small diamond outlines in red and white. There is a small diamond inside a larger diamond with flat sides of red and white blocks. There is looped, beaded fringe at the seam is green with red tips.