Prayer stick (Paho)

Hopi, First Mesa, Arizona, Southwest


collected about 1905

Wood, cotton cord, white and black feathers and pine

Overall: 9 7/16 x 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (24 x 1 x 6 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 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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