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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: 54 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 21 1/4 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1627

The loom beaded strip has a white field with a light blue border. The repeating design is a light blue diamond with a white center and a line on either end outlined in orange. There is a small orange cross on both sides of either end. Two stacked light blue diamonds outlined in orange alternate with the pattern.