Prayer Stick


From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 19979
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 a plume of feathers tied toward one end. An additional plume of feathers is attached to a loose cord tied to the end of the stick. The end with feathers is carved to form a stepped point, then dyed blue. Most of the wood is dyed black. Broken at one end.

Length 25 cm
Credit Line Gift of F. Webb Hodge, 1897

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