Prayer Stick


From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 19980
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 a loose string tied to the center. One end is carved to form a stepped point, then dyed blue. Most of the wood is dyed black. Wood at the upper end has a deep notch carved out.

Length 14.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of F. Webb Hodge, 1897

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