Hopi Pueblo (Native American). <em>Kachina Doll (Kwawuu [Wolf])</em>, late 19th century. Wood, pigment, cotton, feather, 11 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (28.6 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5596. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.04.297.5596_front.jpg)

Kachina Doll (Kwawuu [Wolf])

Artist:Hopi Pueblo

Medium: Wood, pigment, cotton, feather

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 11 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (28.6 x 8.3 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H23, 1C

Accession Number: 04.297.5596

Image: CUR.04.297.5596_front.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden Kachina containing two figures-- the smallest carried piggy-back style. (See side view) Figures each have wolflike protruding ears with feathers and a protruding red nose. Each is predominantly ochre and dust-colored except for black shins and red feet. Mended nose and right foot of standing figure. Replaced left ear of carried figure. Pigments abraded.

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