Kachina Doll (Atashlaskja Okya)
Arts of the Americas
Wood, pigment, feather, cotton cloth, hide
late 19th century
9 15/16 x 4 3/4 in. (25.2 x 12.1 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Kachina Doll (Atashlaskja Okya), late 19th century. Wood, pigment, feather, cotton cloth, hide, 9 15/16 x 4 3/4 in. (25.2 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4635. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.03.325.4635_detail1.jpg)
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This kachina has a face painted with dots all over. He is dressed with a long dress, belted with cords underneath a painted cape. His head has a fluffy feather headdress. He carries a staff in his proper right hand.
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