She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). <em>Kachina Doll (Helele)</em>, late 19th century. Wood, pigment, hair, fur, feathers, cotton cloth, hide, plant fiber, silk ribbon, 17 5/16 x 6 7/8 in. (44 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4652. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.4652_acetate_bw.jpg)

Kachina Doll (Helele)

Artist:She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo)

Medium: Wood, pigment, hair, fur, feathers, cotton cloth, hide, plant fiber, silk ribbon

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 17 5/16 x 6 7/8 in. (44 x 17.5 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 03.325.4652

Image: 03.325.4652_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This kachina has a textile snake wrapped around his neck and holds a wand in his proper right hand. His headress has two "ears" with sun forms painted on them. He wears the traditional dance skirt.

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