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beaded strip
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded strip, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Length/Width: 60 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 5/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1616

The loom beaded strip has a field of white and a dark blue border. The repeating design is a diamond with an "X" across it with white dots in each quadrant, in two different color combinations: One is a translucent yellow diamond with a dark blue border and "X" and the other is a green diamond with a red outline and "X."