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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: 56 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 22 1/16 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1903

The loom beaded strip has a light blue field with a yellow border. The repeating design consists of two thick red chevrons pointing to a red diamond with two triangles, all outlined in red. It alternates with a red diamond with a white line, outlined in black with curlicues on the ends.