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Kachina Doll (Kwawuu [Wolf])

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Wood, pigment, cotton, feather
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 11 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (28.6 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 04.297.5596
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Hopi Pueblo (Native American). Kachina Doll (Kwawuu [Wolf]), late 19th century. Wood, pigment, cotton, feather, 11 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (28.6 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5596. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE front, CUR.04.297.5596_front.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wooden Kachina containing two figures-- the smallest carried piggy-back style. (See side view) Figures each have wolflike protruding ears with feathers and a protruding red nose. Each is predominantly ochre and dust-colored except for black shins and red feet. Mended nose and right foot of standing figure. Replaced left ear of carried figure. Pigments abraded.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (71%)
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Kachina Doll (Kwawuu [Wolf])