Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded napkin ring
  • unknown Apache or Diné (Navajo) maker
  • beaded napkin ring, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • beading
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1568
Label Text

The short loom beaded strip has the ends sewn together. The white field has a light blue border. There are two medium blue lines in a dentil pattern. There are light blue diamonds with medium blue outlines in the space between the lines. There are small medium blue diamonds outside the lines.