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beaded hatband
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded hatband, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 32 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 5/8 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1849

The loom beaded strip is sewn together to make a loop. It has a white field and black border. The repeating design is a thin black cross over two thick yellow chevrons outlined in green with a green line in the negative space between the chevrons.

There is looped beaded fringe in bands of grey, green, yellow, and green.