Arts of the Americas
Wood, pigment, yarn, plant fiber
late 19th century
4 x 2 11/16 x 5 13/16in. (10.2 x 6.9 x 14.8cm)
Other: 4 x 2 11/16 x 5 13/16in. (10.2 x 6.9 x 14.8cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
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Hopi Pueblo (Native American). Kachina Doll, late 19th century. Wood, pigment, yarn, plant fiber, 4 x 2 11/16 x 5 13/16in. (10.2 x 6.9 x 14.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5593. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.04.297.5593_front.jpg)
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This kachina is probably Ho'te. It is totally rounded in form with flat, red ears protruding from each side, protrduing round eye and yarn twists and plant fiber on it's head. There is a cross also on the back of its head ad wel;l as cheekbones. Hands are cruved in front resting on the stomach.
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