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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: 53.5 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 21 1/16 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1593

The loom beaded strip has a white field and dark blue outline. Two thick zigzags of red with a dark blue line form a continuous band of diamonds. Each diamond has a red or dark blue circle, outlined in the contrasting color. The space outside the diamonds have thick red chevrons with a dark blue line.