Prayer Stick (Inao)

Unidentified Ainu maker

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late 19th century

Willow

Overall: 25 3/16 in. (64 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Reverend James Horace Pettee, Class of 1873

19.1.4104

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Provenance

"Purchased directly from an Ainu or through the agency of a trustworthy Christian Japanese" by Reverend James Horace Pettee, (1851-1920), Class of 1873, Congregational Missionary in Japan between 1876-1919; given to present collection, 1919.

Old Number

Red No. 19.15

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