Kachina Doll (Kan-nachu)
Arts of the Americas
Wood,pigment, textile, yarn, string, feathers
late 19th century
15 13/16 x 4 1/2 x 3 11/16 in. (40.2 x 11.4 x 9.4 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo) (Native American). Kachina Doll (Kan-nachu), late 19th century. Wood,pigment, textile, yarn, string, feathers, 15 13/16 x 4 1/2 x 3 11/16 in. (40.2 x 11.4 x 9.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund, 07.467.8437. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 07.467.8437_bw.jpg)
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The name of kachina is by Culin and may not be correct. This kachina wears a painted textile skirt with a painted textile, fringed sash. He has boots painted onto his feet. There are yarn ties at wrists and knees. The arms are attached with nails. The torso is painted reddish. The head is helmet-like and painted with a design, the lips of the mouth protrudes out from the face. The headdess is black and white feathers.
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