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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: 73 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 28 3/4 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1613

The loom beaded strip has a field of translucent yellow beads. The repeating design is a colorless cross with a black border in a square of colorless beads, again with a black border. A small black diamond on two ends of the cross, is flanked by thick colorless parentheses outlined in black. A black line separates each repeat.