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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
  • 2007.1632

The loom beaded strip has a white field. The repeating design is a dark blue diamond with two red "T's" inside it and outlined with a thick red band. This shape alternates with a red "X" with a dark blue "X" overlaid and a red line crossing the center.