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Plaque

Tray

Native NameYungyapu
Object Number:NA1826
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Oraibi
Provenience: United States of America
Arizona
Third Mesa
Oraibi
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Yucca
Rabbit Brush
Sumac
Technique:Basketry
Wicker
Woven
Plaited
Iconography:Katsina
Kachina
Height: 3 cm
Outside Diameter:37.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of F. S. Plimpton, 1907
Other Number:285 - Plimpton Number
285/14 - Plimpton Number

Description

Large, circular wicker plaque/tray. Rabbit brush weft and sumac warp. 18 rod warps in center, augmented, finished with mainly three rods. Rim bound with yucca. Design of multicolored (green, red, brown, dark blue, black) Shalako or Butterfly Maiden (Palhik Mana) Katsina. Tableta headdress formed above Katsina in dark blue, green, yellow, and red.

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