Object photography

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Object description

  • A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo) artist
  • Fetish, before 1973
  • Turquoise, coral, shell, sinew
  • Southwestern United States
  • L: 2 5/8 in, W: 1 3/16 in, D: 1 3/8 in (L: 6.7 cm, W: 3.0 cm, D: 3.5 cm)
  • Gift of Miss Eleanor Broadhead, 1973
  • E49278

DESCRIPTION

This is a small carved turquoise fetish shaped like an animal. Coral and shell beads strung on sinew are wrapped around the figure, and bind a coral arrowhead to its side.