Kachina Doll (Etsa Teh)
Arts of the Americas
Wood, feather, fur, paint, cotton, wool yarn
late 19th-early 20th century
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Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
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Mau-i (She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo), Native American). Kachina Doll (Etsa Teh), late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, feather, fur, paint, cotton, wool yarn, Height: 14 15/16 in. (38 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5365. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5365_acetate_bw.jpg)
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This kachina doll has a fur and feather headdress and fur ruff around his neck. A lone feather sticks straight up on top of the headdress. Under the fur collar he wears a black, cotton kerchief. His cotton skirt has a painted design and sash. His boots have been painted on and topped with tarn ties. Ties are also on his wrists. He is one of several that were commissioned.
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