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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: 76.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 30 1/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1609

The loom beaded strip has a white field and a red border. The repeating design is an octagon in one of two color combinations: a yellow field with a green eight pointed-star and a white center, outlined in red, or a green field with a red eight-pointed star with a white center, outlined in yellow.