Long Billed Katsina


From: United States of America | Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title Long Billed Katsina
Native Name Wupamo
Object Number CG051191-2235
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience United States of America | Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Paint | String | Plant Fiber

Wooden Katsina doll. The face has faded paint over the bulging eyes and black paint over the mouth. The mouth is a protruding, black beak bearing teeth. Black feathers are painted onto the back of the head. The body is painted red and white and a kilt is painted around the waist. This figure is the Long Billed (Wupamo) Whipper Katsina. (Colton, H. 1959 #41, Wright, B., 1973 #29)

Height 38.5 cm
Width 11.8 cm
Other Number 40 - Other Number

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