Praying Mantis bug by Lewis Mulie
Zuni Praying Mantis fetish, made of shed antler. It is4 1/4 high" by 1"deep, and about 1 1/4" wide. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Lewis Mulie. He did not sign the bottom, but was bought directly from him.
Bugs are not used in traditional Zuni religious ceremonies, Zuni carvers make bugs to showcase their ingenuity and skill.