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 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1819

The loom beaded strip is folded over into a necklace. It has a white field with stepped triangles in translucent yellow, outlined in black. There is looped, beaded fringe on the pointed end in bands of black, white, black, and yellow at the bottom.