Kachina Doll (Patchu)
Arts of the Americas
Wood, pigments, fur, cotton, wool
late 19th century
This item is not on view
Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). Kachina Doll (Patchu), late 19th century. Wood, pigments, fur, cotton, wool, 13 9/16 x 5 1/8 in. (34.4 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1907, Museum Collection Fund, 07.467.8416. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 07.467.8416.jpg)
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This Kachina doll is slightly unusual as it has carved facial features. Its arms are articulated at the shoulders and it wears a cotton warp dance skirt with painted sash and trim. Wool yarn is wrapped around the wrists and ankles and the boots are painted on. A cap is nailed to the head with remnants of fur remaining.
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