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Fetish

Native NameWei-Ma
Object Number:22628
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pueblo
Zuni
Provenience: New Mexico
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Fiber
Shell
Height: 2.2 cm
Length: 6.2 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

White Wolf (hang tail) fetish, gray ware with white pigment. Round face with deep set eyes, long body with short legs and slight tail. Red cresent shape near the shoulder on one side, pointed ears.Twine and shell beads strapped on the back. Represents the direction East, home of the day, White Mountains.

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