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: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 04.297.5596

Image: CUR.04.297.5596_front.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden Kachina containing two figures, the smallest of which is carried piggy-back style (see side view photo). Each figure has wolf-like protruding ears with feathers and a protruding red nose. Each is predominantly ochre and dust-colored except for black shins and red feet. Condition: the standing figure has a repaired nose and right foot, and the carried figure has a replaced left ear. Pigments on both figures are abraded.

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