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: 61.5 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 3/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1870

The loom beaded necklace has a pearlescent yellow field and orange lines with three circles. It has orange flower-like designs with light green leaves/triangles. There is looped beaded fringe in bands of pearlescent yellow, red, and black.