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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: 60.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 13/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1615

The loom beaded strip has a pearl colored field and a translucent yellow border. The repeating design is a black diamond with a blue outline, then a translucent yellow outline and lines in black and blue. There is a chevron on either end of the design, in blue and translucent yellow, outlined in black.