Item Number: WC0802007
Category: Doll - Kachina
Period: 1900-1925 - ca. 1910
Materials: Cottonwood root, pigments, cotton thread
Description: Sio Hemis Kachina. This Kachina is common to both Hopi and Zuni. When the Hopi carve the Zuni form, it is called Sio or Zuni. The large tableta carries symbols of flowers, water-striders and clouds. Its function is the same as the Hemis Kachina. This Kachina has been carved with bent knees, an up-carved skirt and a multi-part tableta held together with thread.
Dimensions: Height 11.5 inches
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