From: United States of America | Arizona | Third Mesa

Curatorial Section: American

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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

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.

Outside Diameter 49 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry K. Deisher, 1918
Other Number 337 - Collector Number | 735 - Other Number

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