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

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA8914
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience United States of America | Arizona | Third Mesa | Oraibi
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Yucca | Rabbit Brush | Sumac
Technique Basketry | Wicker | Woven | Plaited
Iconography Katsina | Kachina | Crow

Large, circular wicker plaque/tray. Rabbit brush weft and sumac warp. 18 rod warps in center, augmented, finished with mainly three rods. Rim bound with yucca. Design on front depicts the Crow Mother (Angwusnasomtaka) Katsina. Face painted in blue/green, red, black, surrounded by headdress and black, brown feathers. Bordered with terraced line of red and green. Front weft slightly damaged.

Height 3.2 cm
Outside Diameter 40.64 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Richard Waln Meirs, 1918

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