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Kachina Doll

Object Number:45-15-738
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: United States of America
Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Paint
Iconography:Cloud
Height: 21 cm
Width: 12 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Flat, wooden Katsina cradle doll. The face is painted green with yellow and red, stepped designs on each cheek. The mouth is a protruding tube. The ears are semicircular and painted red and an additional ear-like semicircle is attached to the top of the head. The body is painted white and red with yellow and green arms. This figure may be a variation of the Cloud (Omau-u) Katsina.

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