Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC0802007

Category: Doll - Kachina

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Hopi

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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