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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
  • string, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 30.5 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1547
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Description

A loom beaded strip that has looped beaded fringe at the bottom. The decoration has an orange field, with red/medium blue zigzags down the sides. Either end is pointed and has a medium blue triangular design outlined in red. The center design is a medium blue "X" outlined with red, and the design above and below the "X" is a red rectangle with jagged sides, outlined in medium blue.

The looped fringe is in horizontal stripes, from top to bottom, of orange, red and medium blue.