Prayer Stick


From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 19972
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Feather

Wooden stick with a plume of feathers tied to the center. Bark is stripped off from the upper third of the stick and a plant fiber cord is attached at the end. Most of the bark is dyed black. Traces of blue pigment on the stripped wood.

Length 26 cm
Credit Line Gift of F. Webb Hodge, 1897

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