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beaded necklace
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded necklace, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 64 x 7.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 25 3/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1818

The loom beaded strip on yellow thread is doubled over to form a necklace. It has a translucent yellow field with white chevrons, outlined in black with colorless triangles. The pointed end has looped, beaded yellow fringe with colorless, white, and black beads at the bottom.