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beaded necklace
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded necklace, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 58.5 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 1/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1873

The loom beaded necklace has a grey field, a black zigzag, and clusters of three yellow triangles outlined in black. The panel design has a grey cross outlined in black and a thick yellow outline. There are yellow chevrons above and below outlined in black. There is looped beaded fringe in bands of grey, black, yellow, and light blue.