Kachina/Katsina

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Culture/People
Hopi Pueblo
Collector
John Louw Nelson (John L. Nelson), Non-Indian, 1895-1963
Previous owner
John Louw Nelson (John L. Nelson), Non-Indian, 1895-1963
Object Name
Kachina/Katsina
Media/Materials
Wood, feather/feathers, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Hoatvela (Hotevilla), Third Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Collection History
Collected by John Louw Nelson (1895-1963, a musical performer and amateur ethnologist), probably between 1929 and 1935; acquired by MAI through an exchange with John Louw Nelson in 1935.
Catalog Number
18/7878
Barcode
187878.000
See related items
Hopi Pueblo
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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