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Kachina Doll (Asitasha)

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Cloth, buffalo fur, feathers, wood, pigment, wool yarn
DATES late 19th early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 16 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (41.9 x 11.4 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 04.297.5328
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Mau-i (She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo), Native American). Kachina Doll (Asitasha), late 19th early 20th century. Cloth, buffalo fur, feathers, wood, pigment, wool yarn, 16 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (41.9 x 11.4 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5328. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5328_transp6230.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 04.297.5328_transp6230.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This unknown kachina character has a clown-like, painted face and fur-decorated head. He wears a fur vest and a fabric and yarn dance skirt. He wears yarn around his wrists and legs. The rest of his decoration is painted.
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Mau-i (She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo), Native American). <em>Kachina Doll (Asitasha)</em>, late 19th early 20th century. Cloth, buffalo fur, feathers, wood, pigment, wool yarn, 16 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (41.9 x 11.4 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5328. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5328_transp6230.jpg)