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Kachina Doll

Object Number:40-27-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: United States of America
Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Paint
Feather
String
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Cloud
Height: 23.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Dr. John W. Harshberger and the Misses Harshberger, 1940

Description

Wooden Katsina doll. The face is painted white with blue, stepped designs on the cheeks. The mouth is a protruding tube. The forehead is covered by yellow and red bands with a black outline dividing them vertically. Two semicircular ears are painted red. The body is painted orange and yellow and a kilt is painted around the waist.

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