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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: 53 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 7/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1654

The loom beaded strip has a translucent yellow field. The repeating design is a colorless diamond outlined in black. These alternate with two colorless square outlines edged in black. The band of colorless beads around the entire strip has a black edge on both sides.