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Mask

Object Titleana kachina
Object Number:38715
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Walpi
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Leather
Hair
Pigment
Feather
Height: 40 cm
Width: 16.5 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901

Description

A Long Haired (Angak'china) Hopi Katsina mask. The mask is made from hide with small eye holes cut out. The front has traces of paint with slit eyes painted black. A long, black beard is attached at the bottom of the mask, below a horizontal band of multicolored squares. A strip of short black hair is also attached at the top of the mask. White feathers are attached to a cord tied to the top of the mask.

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