University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:78-1-20
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi (uncertain)
Culture Area: Southwest (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Feather
Fiber
Iconography:Koyemsi
Length: 19.5 cm
Width: 10 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mary Elizabeth King, 1978

Description

Wooden doll with body painted reddish-brown. The so-called "Mud-head" or "Koyemsi" kachina. Black kilt and leggings; black and white shoes. Black felt scarf. Carries feather wand in one hand. Other hand broken, but appears to have held something at one time.


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