Kachina Doll


From: United States of America | New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Hakto
Object Number 2021-4-34
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Zuni
Provenience United States of America | New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Date Made 1950 CE
Section American
Materials Wood | Paint | Leather | Animal Hair | Yarn

Wooden figure identified as the Zuni wood carrier or hunter wearing a brown fur cloak, a leather skirt, turquoise moccasins, and painted accents in teal, black, pink, tan/yellow, red, blue, green, and adobe. The figure wears a leather concho belt with silver metal disk deocrations with turquoise centers, a black fur ruff collar, and a black and white beaded necklace. A horizontal dowel sits on the top of the head with twisted black and white yarn and strings with feathers on both ends hanging down. The figure holds a Y shaped branch in each hand. Leather and yarn adorn the arms, proper left shoulder, and legs. There is a string tied around the figure's neck for display purposes.

Height 34.4 cm
Length 16.2 cm
Width 12.8 cm
Credit Line Donated by Jan L. Bernstein, Esq., C79, in honor of Joan and James H. Bernstein, W52

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