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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: 60 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 5/8 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1879

The loom beaded necklace has a white field with wing-like designs in light green and gold, outlined in black which alternate with two light green and gold diamonds flanking a small light green diamond, outlined in black. There are bow-like loops at the top. There is looped, beaded fringe in bands of white, light green, and gold.