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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: 59 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 1/4 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1881

The loom beaded necklace has a dark yellow field. There are two green diamonds attached by a short green zigzag outlined in red, and red triangles outlined in green on either side of the zigzag. There are bow-like loops on top. The panel has a green diamond with four small green triangles above and below. There is looped beaded fringe in bands of yellow, red, and green.