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beaded strip
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded strip, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 52 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 1/2 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1596

The loom beaded strip has a white field and a black border. The repeating design is two light blue diamonds (with a black center) joined with a thick red outline. The thick red line on either side follows the contour of the diamonds with a wide "U" in black open to the long sides.