Item Number: WC0802008
Category: Doll - Kachina
Period: 1925-1950 - ca. 1925
Materials: Cottonwood root, pigments, cotton thread
Description: Hemis Kachina or ripened corn Kachina, most often seen in the Niman or Home-going ceremony when the Kachina return to their spiritual domain. The tableta is an assemblage of clouds, thunderheads and rain. The black body represents the earth wet with rain. This doll, although later (ca 1925), is carved in an early style. It has the traditional soft colors and proportions of dolls from 1900.
Dimensions: Height 16 inches
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