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Fetish

Native NameWei-Ma
Object Number:22627
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pueblo
Zuni
Provenience: New Mexico
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Fiber
Stone
Shell
Height: 1.7 cm
Length: 5.2 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

Mountain Lion (long tail) fetish, long body with long tail curved along the back, round face, short legs.Yellow in color, red strapped to the back of the fetish with twine and shell beads. Represents the direction North, swept or barren place, Yellow Mountain.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 14View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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