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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: 53 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 7/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1628

The loom beaded strip on pink thread has a pearly white field with a dark blue border. There are two alternating repeating designs: two white chevrons with the points together, outlined in red, green, yellow, and red and a translucent yellow diamond, outlined in yellow and red, with a red line with a "V" on the end from each flat side of the diamond to the border.