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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: 52.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 5/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1657

The loom beaded strip has a white field and dark blue border. The repeating design is a red diamond with a dark blue outline, thick white border, dark blue outline with a small red triangle on each side. It appears to be a white diamond imposed over a red square. Three stacked red diamonds, outlined in dark blue, separate each repeat.