Warrior Katsina


From: United States of America | Arizona | Third Mesa | Oraibi

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title Warrior Katsina
Native Name Chakwaina | Tcakwaina
Object Number 38875
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience United States of America | Arizona | Third Mesa | Oraibi
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Paint | Feather | String | Metal

Wooden Katsina doll. The face is painted black and the eyes are bulging. The mouth is a small rectangle with painted teeth. A tuft of feathers is attached to the top of the head. The body is painted red and white and a kilt is painted around the waist. This figure may be a variation of the Warrior (Chakwaina) Katsina or a Chakwaina family member.

Height 25 cm
Width 7 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

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