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Prayer Stick


From: United States of America | New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

Native Name Baho
Object Number 20001
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience United States of America | New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Fiber | Wood | Feather | Pigment

Wooden stick with a plume of feathers tied toward one end. Bark covers most of the wood and is dyed black. Bark is stripped at both ends of the stick and the ends are also dyed black. Wood at the upper end has a notch carved out.

Length 22 cm
Credit Line Gift of F. Webb Hodge, 1888

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