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: 55.5 x 14 cm
    Object Length/Width: 21 7/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1880

The loom beaded necklace has a white field with two light blue zigzags. There is dark brown fill in some spots between the zigzags. The panel is decorated with a brown stepped diamond. There are bow-like loops at the top and looped beaded fringe in bands of light blue, white, and brown at the bottom.