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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: 65 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 25 9/16 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1896
Label Text

The loom beaded necklace has a light green field with short segments of black zigzag. Every other one has a pink triangle and pink circles on the ends. The others have triangles filled with black and pink chevrons and each end has a pink diamond outlined in yellow. The panel has a pink diamond, outlined with colorless, black, and yellow. It ends in a looped beaded tassel, topped with a ball of pink and black diagonal stripes, and bands of light green, pink, black, and yellow.