Kachina Doll (Tsekohpastih)
Arts of the Americas
Wood, feather, cotton, wool, pigment, plant fiber
late 19th century
15 x 4 5/8 x 5 in. (38.1 x 11.7 x 12.7 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Kachina Doll (Tsekohpastih), late 19th century. Wood, feather, cotton, wool, pigment, plant fiber, 15 x 4 5/8 x 5 in. (38.1 x 11.7 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund, 07.467.8439. Creative Commons-BY
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This Kachina has not been fully identified. He wears a helmet-style mask painted with zigzag designs and topped with feathers. He wears the cotton dance skirt, yarn ties on top of painted booties and yarn wrappings around his wrists. His snout protrudes, has painted teeth along the sides and a woven ring of plant material dangling from the end.
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