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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: 63 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 3/4 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1868

The loom beaded necklace has a white field. It is decorated with checkerboards and chevrons in red and green. There are yellow diamonds and triangles joined with a yellow bar and outlined in red. The panel has a checkerboard of red with green and white blocks around the outside. There is looped, beaded fringe in bands of green, white, and red.