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: 25 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9 13/16 x 1 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1668
Label Text

The loom beaded strip on black thread has a dark purple field. The repeating design is a purple cross outlined in light blue, dark blue, and colorless beads. The colorless outline has square hook-like projections on the ends.