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: 75 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 29 1/2 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1886
Description

The loom beaded necklace has a translucent yellow field. When viewed together, the sides of the necklace form stacked green and black chevrons. The green designs are scattered on the gold field. The panel divides into long thin panels each ending in a looped, beaded tassel with bands of translucent yellow, green, and black.