Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded napkin ring
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded napkin ring, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Height/Diameter: 4 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 9/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1567
Label Text

The short loom beaded strip has the ends sewn together. The white field has an orange border and a dark blue line inside the border with two notches. There are two repeats of a dark blue serrated diamond with an orange outline.