From: United States of America | Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 62-9-19
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience United States of America | Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Yucca | Rabbit Brush | Sumac
Technique Basketry | Wicker | Woven | Plaited
Iconography Katsina | Kachina

Circular, wickerwork, basketry tray. Katsina design. Red triangular section from the forehead to the eyes and an orange, triangular section from the chin to the eyes. Thirteen, black lines radiate out from the head. Broad, black lines below the chin, possibly indicating a beard. The edge is painted with a black checkerboard pattern and then wrapped with yucca. The reverse shows the back of the Katsina's head.

Height 4.5 cm
Outside Diameter 30.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Paul Sharpless, 1962

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