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Plaque

Native NamePoota
Object Number:CG94-2-118
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: United States of America
Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: 1880-1900
Early Date: 1880
Late Date: 1900
Section:American
Materials:Bear Grass
Yucca
Pigment
Technique:Coiled
Iconography:Katsina
Kachina
Crow
Outside Diameter:37 cm

Description

Circular, coiled, basketry plaque. The Crow Mother (Angwusnasomtaka) Katsina is painted over most of the plaque in red, green, black and yellow pigments. Red and green elements are painted on either side of the Katsina. The design is duplicated on the reverse.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Washburn, Dorothy K. 1995. Living in Balance. The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. pg. 79 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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