Kachina Doll (Patchu)
Arts of the Americas
Wood, pigments, fur, cotton, wool
late 19th century
Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund
This Kachina doll is slightly unusual as it has carved facial features. Its arms are articulated at the shoulders and it wears a cotton warp dance skirt with painted sash and trim. Wool yarn is wrapped around the wrists and ankles and the boots are painted on. A cap is nailed to the head with remnants of fur remaining.
This item is not on view
She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). Kachina Doll (Patchu), late 19th century. Wood, pigments, fur, cotton, wool, 13 9/16 x 5 1/8 in. (34.4 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund, 07.467.8416. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 07.467.8416.jpg)
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