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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: 61.5 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 3/16 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1874

The loom beaded necklace has a pearlescent white field. Semicircles (completed with the other side) of yellow designs are joined and outlined with black. There is looped beaded fringe in bands of white, black, yellow and black.