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Hopi Hólolo Kachina Doll

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Handiwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1122563

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A Hopi polychrome wood Kachina doll depicting Hólolo, circa 1915-1920. Description from Colton, "Case mask painted green or brown, with pop eyes, snout, cheeks painted with half moons or small circles. Douglas fir or juniper ruff. Kilt, sash, fox skin, and green moccasins. Body painted red with yellow shoulders, forearms and lower legs. Carriers rattle and bow and arrows. Appears in kivas in spring or in Mixed Kachina Dance." Good Condition consistent with age, some paint loss. 14" tall, 5 5/8" wide at shoulder.