Hututu Katsina


From: United States of America | New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title Hututu Katsina
Native Name Hututu
Object Number 22615
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Zuni
Provenience United States of America | New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Paint | Feather | Cloth | Yarn | String | Fur | Hide | Mollusk Shell | Metal
Iconography Rattle | Bow

Wooden Zuni Katsina doll with movable arms. The face has a single black stripe painted across the eyes and ears on an otherwise plain face. Short, black hair surrounds the head and a feather sits atop. A cloth blanket is wrapped around the body and a cloth sash is worn around the waist. Leather moccasins painted blue and red are worn over the feet. A bow is held in one hand and a rattle in the other. This figure is Hututu, named for the sound it yells. (Colton, H. 1959 #175, Wright, B., 1973 #135)

Height 44.45 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mr. Vanderwagen, 1902

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