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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: 60 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 5/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1871

The loom beaded necklace has a translucent yellow field. There is a series of three translucent white diamonds outlined in dark blue, separated by bands of dark blue and translucent white. The panel design is a serrated diamond in translucent white, outlined in dark blue. There is looped, beaded fringe in bands of dark blue, translucent yellow, and translucent white.