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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: 68 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 26 3/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1890

The loom beaded necklace has a light green field with short segments of black zigzag, each ending in a small pink diamond. Every other zigzag has pink lines next to it. The panel is decorated with a chevron and a diamond outline in pink and black. There is looped beaded fringe in bands of light green, pink, and black.