She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). <em>Image with Small Bird (Payatamu, God of Music, Flowers and Butterflies)</em>, late 19th century. Wood, beads, abalone shell, pigment, string, 17 x 5 x 2 3/4 in. (43.2 x 12.7 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5318. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5318_acetate_bw.jpg)

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

Artist:She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo)

Medium: Wood, beads, abalone shell, pigment, string

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 17 x 5 x 2 3/4 in. (43.2 x 12.7 x 7 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 04.297.5318

Image: 04.297.5318_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This is a wooden figure with only a body, shoulders and head. It has a rectangular torso, round head set on a narrow neck and V-shaped shoulders. It wears a beaded necklace and earrings. The eyes are two small slits. Two thirds of the face is lightly painted, the remainder dark. The torso has two vertical stripes. Although the description says with small bird, none is present.

Brooklyn Museum