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Hopi Hornet Kachina Doll - Tatangaya

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Handiwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1172267

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A medium sized carved wood Hopi Kachina doll - Hornet Kachina (Tatangaya) circa 1930. Description of Tatangaya from Colton: "Two types...At Second and Third Mesas he wears a green case mask with datura flower ears. Stripes of all colors surround the face. Cloth ruff, breech clout, and green moccasins. Yellow and red body paint. The Hornet Kachina appears in groups or singly in Mixed Kachina Dance, and the Pamuya. He is said to be of Zuni origin." DIMENSIONS: 7" tall.