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Hopi Palhik Mana Kachina Doll

Hopi Palhik Mana Kachina Doll


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Handiwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1114528

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A polychrome Hopi Kachina doll from mid-twentieth century. Depicting Palhik Mana (Butterfly Kachina Maiden). A description from "Hopi Kachina Dolls", by Harold Colton, page 48,"White face mask with triangular hachured areas or red spots on cheeks. Chin painted with lines radiating from the mouth, and each triangle so made is painted with a different color. Elaborate tableta. Costume may be a white, embroidered ceremonial robe and a kilt worn like a blouse, or a black dress and a maiden's shawl. The feet are usually bare and painted yellow." Very Good Condition with very minimal paint loss. 14 3/8" tall.