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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: 51.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 1/4 x 1 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1631

The loom beaded strip has a white field with a dark green border. There are two alternating repeating designs consisting of two sets of six stacked yellow, alternating with white, chevrons outlined in dark green with the points together. Small yellow chevrons, outlined in dark green sit in the created space. These alternate with four yellow triangles, two points together, outlined in dark green. There is a yellow diamond in the center and a smaller triangle at the end, outlined with dark green.