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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: 48 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 18 7/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1643

The loom beaded strip has a white field and dark green border. The repeating design consists of white crosses outlined in black, then red, then blue forming diamond shapes. The diamonds have lines of red outlined in drak blue on the tops and bottoms. The negative space between the diamonds consists of two triangles with the points touching in the middle and with stems on the bottoms.