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beaded lamp pull
  • unknown Apache or Diné (Navajo) maker
  • beaded lamp pull, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • thread, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 11.5 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 4 1/2 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1555

The small loom beaded strip has a braided loop at one end and beaded fringe at the other. The panel is a white field, with a dark green outline and five dark green diamonds outlined with red. The fringe is horizontal stripes, from top to bottom, in dark green, white and red.