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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: 73 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 28 3/4 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1610

The loom beaded strip has a field of grey beads. The repeating pattern is a shape that resembles two pears, joined at the small end, in colorless with yellow and black outlines. There is a chevron on either end in black and yellow. There are two wide "U" shapes, open to the long edges, in black and yellow between each repeat.