From: United States of America | Arizona | Third Mesa | Oraibi

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Yungyapu
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

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.

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

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