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Kachina Doll (Ainshi Koko)

Arts of the Americas

On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Wood, pigment, cotton, hair, hide, yucca, resinous material
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 14 1/2 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. (36.8 x 17.8 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund
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CAPTION She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). Kachina Doll (Ainshi Koko), late 19th century. Wood, pigment, cotton, hair, hide, yucca, resinous material, 14 1/2 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. (36.8 x 17.8 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund, 07.467.8440. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 07.467.8440_SL1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 07.467.8440_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bear kachina doll with cotton kilt and sash with fringe. Arms attached to torso with nails. Mouth slightly ajar; teeth carved into jaw. Fur attached to top of head with resinous material.
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