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Hopi Chakwaina Kachina
A Hopi wood Kachina doll from mid-twentieth century. Depicting Chakwaina. A description from "Hopi Kachina Dolls", by Harold Colton, page 57, "Black face mask with woolly lamb skin hair, half-moon shaped eyes, and red tongue hanging out of mouth. Buckskin or kachina kilt, sash, fox skin, and green moccasins. Body painted black with yellow shoulders, forearms, and lower legs. Carries rattle and bow and arrows. Appears in Pamuya at First Mesa. [Originally] a Zuni Kachina. [Observed by] Fewkes, 1894, 1903; Stevenson, 1904; Stephen, 1936; Wallis and Titiev, 1944." Very Good Condition with minor paint loss. 8 5/8" tall.


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