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beaded hatband
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded hatband, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 32.5 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 3/4 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1845

The loom beaded strip has the ends stitched together to make a loop. Two red zigzags are outlined in black and form a series of red diamond outlines with bands of green on either side and small yellow diamonds and yellow triangles outside the band of diamonds. The border is black. There is looped, beaded fringe at the seam in bands of black, red, and green.