Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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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: 67 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 26 3/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • On view: Gallery 408
  • 2007.1892
Description
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The loom beaded necklace has a translucent yellow field. When the sides of the necklace are viewed together, the deoration appears as stacked chevrons in light green and black. The panel divides into one medium and two narrow panels. The outside panels have a black checkerboard that loops off the side. The middle panel divides again, yielding a total of four looped beaded tassels in bands of translucent yellow, light green, and black.