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: 58 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 22 13/16 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1883

The loom beaded necklace has a silver colored field. The repeating design consists of groups of three silver chevrons joined by a line outlined in black. There is a bow-like loop at the top and looped beaded fringe in bands of black and silver at the bottom.