Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded necklace
  • unknown Apache or Diné (Navajo) maker
  • beaded necklace, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 70.5 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 27 3/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1889

The loom beaded necklace has a white field with a black key pattern. The panel has a white field and a black diamond outline outside of an outline for a stepped diamond. The panel divides into three small panels with a black diamond, ending in looped, beaded tassels in bands of black and white.