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Painted peyote box

Essay/Description

The box and lid are made of quarter-inch plywood. An image of a peyote fan has been carved into the lid. The fan is painted off-white, pink, green, red and blue. The lid slides open to reveal the interior of the box. The butt joins of the box have been glued together and reinforced with nails.

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Title(s): 
Painted peyote box
Creator(s): 
Unidentified (Author)
Culture: 
Native American
Date: 
19th century - 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wood, paint, iron
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
73.250
Department: 
Not On View

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