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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
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 03.325.4653
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). 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
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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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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