From: United States of America | Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 97-85-945
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hopi
Provenience United States of America | Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Locus near Jettyto Spring
Date Made 1885-1900
Section American
Materials Clay | Pigment
Technique Polacca Polychrome
Iconography Katsina | Kachina | Corn

Rectangular, ceramic tile painted with the image of the Corn Maiden Katsina. The Katsina wears her hair in two, black whorls on either side of the head. A black and red dress is painted over the body. The side edges of the tile are painted with concentric, brown lines.

Length 15.7 cm
Width 11 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number L-85-945 - Old Museum Number | 16788 - ANSP Number | I 994 - Gottschall Number

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