Mau-i (She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo)). <em>Kachina Doll (Ata Ona)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, hide, cotton cloth, feathers, pigment, Height: 14 11/16 in. (37.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5357. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5357_acetate_bw.jpg)

Kachina Doll (Ata Ona)


Medium: Wood, hide, cotton cloth, feathers, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: Height: 14 11/16 in. (37.3 cm) mount (display dimensions): 16 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (40.6 x 14 x 11.4 cm)


Accession Number: 04.297.5357

Image: 04.297.5357_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This Kachina is one of a group that was commissioned and has not been clearly identified. He wears a helmet-style mask and a raised headband in the front. He has a tubular-shaped nose. The top of the head is decorated with feathers with an additional bunch tied near the neck. The figure is elaborately dressed with complete cotton shirt and skirt, both painted with traditional designs. The tall hide boots are fringed.

Brooklyn Museum