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Beadwork Strip / possibly Bracelet, n.d.
Beads
x 5 11/16 in. ( x 14.5 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Beadworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Abernethy
Accession Number: P5211
Solid beadwork with no backing. Black crosses and triangles on blue background. This may be a bracelet. There is a metal hook at one short end and a thread loop "eye" at the other.

Materials
glass beads and cloth

Commentary
Beadwork strips, such as this one and others in the exhibition, were created as headbands, garters, bag straps, and decorations to be applied to pieces of cltohing or accessories. They were made utilizing a number of techniques: weaving strings of beads on hand looms, or applying beads to supports with a variety of stitch tecniques.

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