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Plaque

Object Number:NA5636
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: United States of America
Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Bear Grass
Yucca
Pigment
Technique:Coiled
Iconography:Katsina
Kachina
Crow
Outside Diameter:38 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Westray Ladd, 1917
Other Number:34 - Field No SF

Description

Circular, coiled, basketry plaque. The Crow Mother (Angwusnasomtaka) Katsina is depicted over most of the plaque in black, brown and yellow yucca. Two triangular elements are painted on either side of the Katsina. The design is duplicated on the reverse.

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