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: 63 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 3/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1863

The loom beaded necklace has a white field. There is a black zigzag and clusters of three yellow triangles outlined in black. The white cross is outlined in black in a yellow stepped diamond that is outlined in black. There is looped beaded fringe in bands of white, black, and yellow.