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Kachina Doll

Object TitleLong Billed Katsina
Native NameWupamo
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
Height: 38.5 cm
Width: 11.8 cm
Other Number:40 - Other Number

Description

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)

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