Prayer Wheel

Unknown Tibetan, Tibetan


19th century


Overall: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly



Place Made: Himalayan Region, Tibet, Asia


19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

REL 40, AMES 42, Visual Culture of Tibet and the Himalayas, Nancy Lin, Summer 2012

ANTH 32, AMES 26, Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas, Kenneth Bauer, Winter 2019

Anthropology 32.01, Anthropology of Tibet & Himalayas, Sienna Craig, Winter 2024


Collected by Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly (1851-1927), West Newton, Massachusetts, early 1900's; given to the present collection, 1922.

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