Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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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, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: 17 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 6 11/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1622

The short loom beaded strip has a long braided strip and beaded fringe. There is a blue-green diamond with a red line, outlined in purple, on a red field with a dark blue border. The fringe consists of red, light blue, purple, white, and transluscent beads.