University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleNima Kachina / Hemis Kachina
Object Number:2004-23-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Third Mesa
Culture Area: Southwest (Culture Area)
Maker: Jimmy Nequatewa
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Paint
Feather
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Niman
Hemis
Height: 36 cm
Width: 12 cm
Depth: 7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Frederica de Laguna, 2004
Other Number:1 - Other Number

Description

Niman (also called Hemis) kachina; carries rattle in right hand (proper); elaborate headress; blue and beige yarn draped around shoulder. #1 (on bottom of left foot). Made by Jimmy Nequatewa


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