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beaded hatband
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded hatband, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 31 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 3/16 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1840

The loom beaded strip has the ends stitched together to make a loop. It has a white field with a red border. There is a stepped red diamond with a light blue outline that extends out to a curlicue. There is beaded fringe at the seam in bands of red, white, and blue.