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: 62 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 3/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1823

The loom beaded strip is doubled over to make a necklace. The sparkly grey field has translucent yellow diamonds with orange or green outlines. There is a red square outline with a dark blue outline. There is looped beaded fringe in bands of grey, red, green, orange, and yellow.