Prayer Stick


From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 19998
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Fiber | Feather | Pigment

Wooden stick with remnants of a plume of feathers tied toward one end. One end is carved to form a stepped point with a string attached. Most of the wood is painted black. Wood at the upper end has a deep notch carved out.

Length 17 cm
Credit Line Gift of F. Webb Hodge, 1897

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