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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: 88.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 34 13/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1582
Label Text

The loom beaded strip has a white field and black outline. The repeating design is a diamond with stepped edges (filled with a black cross outlined in green, translucent yellow, and orange) with pear shapes on either end (filled with translucent yellow, light blue, dark blue, and outlined in orange). There is a "V" on each end, in orange, translucent yellow, and green, with two crescent shapes (dark blue outlined in green) in the created space between the adjacent designs.