Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded strip
  • unknown Apache or Diné (Navajo) maker
  • beaded strip, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • silk, beading, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 21.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 7/16 x 1 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1661

The short loom beaded strip has a yellow field and a brown border. The repeating design is a yellow cross outlined in black with a black line extending to the border and the next cross. Rounded black "v" shapes stretch from the end of one cross to the next.

A light purple silk ribbon is stitched to each end.