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beaded strip
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded strip, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • cotton, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 70 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 27 1/2 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1614

The loom beaded strip is sewn to unbleached cotton fabric. The field is yellow with a green border. The repeating pattern is four green triangles outlined in white with points together (to form a yellow "X") and two joined green triangles joined to another pair of two joined triangles with a green line, outlined in white.