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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: 65.5 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 25 3/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1864

The loom beaded necklace has a grey field. Clusters of four translucent yellow or light blue triangles with their points inward are outlined in black. The groups are separated by light blue lines. The panel has two light blue diamonds and two translucent yellow triangles outlined in black. There is looped, beaded fringe in bands of light blue, black, and translucent yellow.