Kachina Doll (Eshotsa [Clown])
Arts of the Americas
Wood, pigment, wool
late 19th century
This item is not on view
Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Kachina Doll (Eshotsa [Clown]), late 19th century. Wood, pigment, wool, 16 5/16 in. (41.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4600. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.03.325.4600_front.jpg)
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This kachina doll represents one of the group of mud head kachinas who participate in dances as clowns that teach about proper behavior. There are usually ten clowns in the dance.(missing 9ne ear although early photos show it so may be in the triage area tray.)
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