From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 22701
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Fiber | Mud
Iconography Mudhead

A Mudhead (Koyemsi) Katsina clown sack mask. Balls of bunched fabric and plant fiber are attached at the sides of the head, on the forehead, and on the back of the head. The eyes and mouth are tubular and made from the same cloth as the rest of the mask. The entire mask is painted brown.

Length 35 cm
Width 28.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mr. Vanderwagen, 1902

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