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beaded lamp pull
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded lamp pull, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • thread, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 20.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 1/16 x 2 9/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1558

The small loom beaded strip has a braided pull and beaded fringe. It has a white field with a dark blue outline. There is a large almost diamond outline in red and green. The space inside the diamond has two dark blue and yellow elongated diamonds. The fringe is dark blue, white, green, and yellow.