Fish Charm (Wai-ka-shi-ta)
Arts of the Americas
Shell, turquoise, resinous material
3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. (1.9 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Fish Charm (Wai-ka-shi-ta), 19th century. Shell, turquoise, resinous material, 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. (1.9 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.3407. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.3318_03.325.3398_03.325.3407.jpg)
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This small piece of shell in the shape of a curved fish or moon phase has been inlaid with resinous material and turquoise.
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