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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: 58.5 x 10 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 1/16 x 3 7/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1884

The loom beaded necklace has a grey field. It has short segments of zigzag in dark blue or orange with yellow diamonds at the end of each segment outlined in the zigzag color. The panel is decorated with an orange eight pointed star. There are bow-like loops on top and looped, beaded fringe in bands of orange, grey, and dark blue on the bottom.