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: 70.5 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 27 3/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1888

The loom beaded necklace has a gray field. The repeating designs are short segments of black zigzags with small open circles. The panel divides into three narrow segments, ending in tassels of looped beaded fringe in bands of gray and black.