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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
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 57.5 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 22 5/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1651
Label Text

The loom beaded strip has a pearly white field and a medium blue border. The repeating design is an orange rectangle with four smaller rectangles outlined in black, giving the overall impression of a stylized frog. There is a pink diamond outlined in light blue, with lines on either end, on the frog's back. Black line runs on either sides of the frog, outlined in orange, and connects to the frog's sides. There are three small black shapes outlined in orange between each frog.