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: 4 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1571
Label Text

The loom beaded strip has the ends sewn together. On the orange field there is a design that repeats twice, consisting of two colorless diamonds outlined in amber and two colorless triangles outlined in amber forming an orange "X."