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Kachina Doll (Hakjapa)

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Wood, feather,cotton cloth, paint, shell, hide, hair
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 21 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (54.6 x 29.2 x 14.6 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The name of kachina is by Culin and may not be correct. This kachina has no visible arms and wears a long, almost sarong type, painted textile dress with yarn tassels on the bottom sides. The kachina wears leather boots with turned back cuffs. He has google, textile eyes sewn into the wooden mask and a long wooden snout with painted teeth. He wears a shell amulet painted on both sides and feather boa around the neck. The headdress is a large spray of striped feathers sticking out around the head.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo). Kachina Doll (Hakjapa), late 19th century. Wood, feather,cotton cloth, paint, shell, hide, hair, 21 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (54.6 x 29.2 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4647. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.4647_acetate_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 03.325.4647_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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