She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). <em>Fish Charm (Wai-ka-shi-ta)</em>, 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)

Fish Charm (Wai-ka-shi-ta)

Artist:She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo)

Medium: Shell, turquoise, resinous material

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. (1.9 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm)


Museum Location: Great Hall, South, 1st floor


Accession Number: 03.325.3407

Image: 03.325.3318_03.325.3398_03.325.3407.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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