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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: 52 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 1/2 x 1 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1656

The loom beaded strip on black thread has a white field and a dark blue border. The repeating design is an eight pointed star with a white outlined red center, translucent yellow fill, and a dark blue outline. The space between repeats has red, white, and dark blue checkerboard triangles.