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: 64 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 25 3/16 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1822

The loom beaded strip is doubled over to form a necklace. The white field has dark yellow diamonds outlined in black. There is looped beaded fringe in bands of white, black, and dark yellow.