Dawa (Sun) kachina

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Culture/People
Hopi Pueblo
Artist/Maker
attributed to Storey Huma, Jr., Hopi Pueblo, b. 1922
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Hopi Arts and Crafts & Silvercraft Cooperative Guild
Title
Dawa (Sun) kachina
Object Name
Kachina/Katsina
Media/Materials
Cottonwood, feather/feathers, yarn, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
14.1 x 17.4 x 36.5 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Hopi Reservation; Navajo County, Coconino County; Arizona; USA
Date created
1966-1967
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Hopi Arts and Crafts & Silvercraft Cooperative Guild (Second Mesa, Arizona) in 1967; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/5576
Barcode
255576.000
See related items
Hopi Pueblo
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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