Kachina Doll


From: United States of America | Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 70-9-387
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience United States of America | Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Paint | String | Hide

Wooden Katsina doll. The head is painted yellow around the right eye, red around the left eye, green above the mouth and with each of these sections separated by a black line. The mouth is wide, rectangular and incised with a zigzag line indicating teeth. The ears are painted red and made of leather. The body is painted red, yellow and green and a kilt is painted around the waist.

Length 23.5 cm
Width 8.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number NA1729 - Collector Number

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