Prayer stick (Paho)

Hopi, First Mesa, Arizona, Southwest


collected about 1903

Wood, green paint, cotton string, corn husk, plant fiber and feathers

Overall: 4 15/16 x 7/8 in. (12.5 x 2.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact


Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view


Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), First Mesa, Arizona, probably 1903; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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