From: New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

Native Name Upluawa
Object Number 22696
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Zuni
Provenience New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Hide | Feather | Hair | Pigment

A Zuni Katsina mask with a long, black beard attached at the bottom. The mask is made from hide with small eye holes cut out. The front is painted white with designs in red. A small plume of four feathers is attached to a hide strap at the top of the mask. Hide straps on the sides secure the mask to the head.

Height 9.5 cm
Width 19 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mr. Vanderwagen, 1902

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