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Kachina Doll (Salakmana)

Catalogue Description:
This kachina doll has a Tihu shaped body- that is a flat paddle-like rectangle - and is wearing the elaborate cloud form of headdress. Painted red, white and blue. This form of doll is the sort given to young children during the dances.Based on the headdress, body form and face design, especially the eyes, it probably is Palhikmana.

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