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Kachina Doll

Object TitleShulawitsi Katsina
Native NameShulawitsi
Cholawitze
Object Number:22623
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Zuni
Provenience: United States of America
New Mexico
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Paint
Cloth
Metal
Iconography:Corn Smut
Height: 25.4 cm
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

Wooden Zuni Katsina doll with movable arms. The entire figure is painted black with multicolored dots. A stuffed, cloth collar is wrapped around the neck. This figure is likely the Zuni Fire Katsina (Shulawitsi). (Colton, H. 1959 #151, Wright, B., 1973 #128)

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