Prayer Stick


From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 19990
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Pigment
Technique Carved

Wooden stick carved into a stepped point at one end. Below the stepped end is a raised section, followed by a rounded section, then another raised section and a deep notch. Bark covers most of the stick and is dyed reddish brown. The lower end of the stick is stripped of bark and dyed black.

Length 16 cm
Credit Line Gift of F. Webb Hodge, 1897

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