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
  • cotton, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 93.5 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 36 3/4 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1579

The loom beaded strip is backed with unbleached cotton cloth. It has a white field with a black border. The repeating design is a red "X" with green triangles on each end, outlined in red. Yellow chevrons, outlined in red nestle into the "X" and a red line goes through the "X."