Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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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: 92.5 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 36 3/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1576

The loom beaded strip has a black field with orange "x"s (the ends are "v's"). The diamond spaces created by the "x" have asterisk shapes in clear beads, and the spaces outside the diamonds are occupied by multiple small light blue crosses.