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Kachina Doll

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

Description

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.

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