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Kachina Doll

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Object Number:
2009-10-27
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Pueblo
Provenience:
New Mexico
Zuni Pueblo
Culture Area:
Southwest (Culture Area)
Maker:
A. Lewis
Section:
American
Materials:
Wood
Technique:
Incised
Iconography:
Maiden
Olla
Description:
Small maiden figure with decorated olla (jar) on head. Figure wears a closed garment decorated with wavy, incised lines at top and bottom hems as well as four incised designs depicting stylized dragonflies. Figure's face has incised, slit-like eyes and circular, incised mouth. Incised lines also depict hair, framing face and continuing around head to rear pony-tail hair-do. Flat base with no feet shown. Signed: "A. Lewis".
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard William Wolf, Jr. in memory of his mother, Patricia J. Wolf

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