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Kachina Doll (Tam-lam Kushokta)

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Hide, cotton, pigment, fur, hair, yucca, wood, metal, wool
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 19 x 6 x 4 3/4in. (48.3 x 15.2 x 12.1cm) Other: 19 x 6 x 4 3/4in. (48.3 x 15.2 x 12.1cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wooden kachina with cotton kilt. (on right in photo) Torso is painted with red pigment. Hide red tongue protrudes from the mouth. The kachina carries a bundle of yucca whips in his hand. The head is adorned with feathers and the neck is surrounded by a fur collar.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo). Kachina Doll (Tam-lam Kushokta), late 19th century. Hide, cotton, pigment, fur, hair, yucca, wood, metal, wool, 19 x 6 x 4 3/4in. (48.3 x 15.2 x 12.1cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4653. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 03.325.4648_03.325.4653_SL1.jpg)
IMAGE 03.325.4648_03.325.4653_SL1.jpg.
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