From: United States of America | Arizona | Third Mesa | Oraibi

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA1828
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience United States of America | Arizona | Third Mesa | Oraibi
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Rabbit Brush | Yucca | Sumac
Technique Basketry | Wicker
Iconography Katsina | Kachina

Circular, wickerwork, basketry tray. At center is an image of a Katsina, likely either the Shalako or the Butterfly Maiden (Palhik Mana) Katsina. The Katsina's face is yellow with a red, hachured area below the eyes. The edge is marked with alternating red and green ticks wrapped with a wide, yucca band. The reverse shows the back of the Katsina's head.

Height 3.2 cm
Outside Diameter 49 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Estate of F. S. Plimpton, 1907
Other Number 283 - Plimpton Number

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