Mongwa (Great Horned Owl) kachina

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Hopi Pueblo
Artist/Maker
Roy Youvella, Hopi Pueblo
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)
Title
Mongwa (Great Horned Owl) kachina
Object Name
Kachina/Katsina
Media/Materials
Cottonwood, feather/feathers, fur, cotton cloth, hide, paint, cotton twine/string, glue, shell/shells, wool (unspun)
Techniques
Carved, painted, tied, glued
Dimensions
18.5 x 10.3 x 31.5 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Polacca, First Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created
1967
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) in 1968; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/2019
Barcode
262019.000
See related items
Hopi Pueblo
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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