Snake Dance Outfit



From: Arizona | First Mesa | Hano

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38785A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi-Tewa
Provenience Arizona | First Mesa | Hano
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Cotton (uncertain) | Pigment

A rectangular kilt painted with a snake design on a red background. The snake is black with a white border and has alternating sets of two parallel lines and birds feet in white. The snake is flanked above and below by black, orange, and yellow horizontal bands. The central black band has small sections of white paint.

Length 88.5 cm
Width 42 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

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