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Tray

Object Number:NA8085
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Maidu
Provenience: United States of America
Arizona
Third Mesa
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Yucca
Rabbit Brush
Sumac
Technique:Basketry
Wicker
Woven
Plaited
Iconography:Katsina
Kachina
Rainbow
Outside Diameter:49 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry K. Deisher, 1918
Other Number:337 - Collector Number
735 - Other Number

Description

Circular, wickerwork, basketry tray. The center image is of a Katsina. The face is painted orange with two, white, horizontal lines below each rectangular eye. A multicolored headdress resembling a rainbow. Edge of alternating short, green and red, rays. Rim wrapped with yucca band. The reverse shows the back of the Katsina's head.

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