Prayer Stick


From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 19986
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Feather | Fiber | Pigment

Wooden stick with feathers attached to loose strings tied toward one end. The upper end has a wavy black line painted in black. The opposite end has six diagonal lines also in black. One side of the stick is dyed red and the other is black.

Length 12.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of F. Webb Hodge, 1897

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