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Image with Small Bird (Payatamu, God of Music, Flowers and Butterflies)

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Wood, beads, abalone shell, pigment, string
DATES late 18th century
DIMENSIONS 14 in. (35.6 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This sculpture is painted wood with a beaded necklace and small abalone shell pendant. Although title says with bird, none is present.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). Image with Small Bird (Payatamu, God of Music, Flowers and Butterflies), late 18th century. Wood, beads, abalone shell, pigment, string, 14 in. (35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5317. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5317_acetate_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 04.297.5317_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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