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Kachina Doll

Object Number:22733
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pueblo
Keres Pueblo
Laguna Pueblo
Provenience: United States of America
New Mexico
Isleta
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Paint
Feather
Plant Fiber
Juniper Wood
Length: 21 cm
Width: 8.8 cm
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902
Other Number:153 - Field No SF

Description

Flat, wooden Katsina cradle doll. The face is painted green with rectangular eyes and a square mouth. Feathers are attached to the top of the head and the back of the head is painted black. Juniper branches and feathers are held against the figure with a wrapping of plant fiber. The body is painted red.

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