Kachina Doll (Tam-lam Kushokta)
Arts of the Americas
Hide, cotton, pigment, fur, hair, yucca, wood, metal, wool
late 19th century
19 x 6 x 4 3/4in. (48.3 x 15.2 x 12.1cm)
Other: 19 x 6 x 4 3/4in. (48.3 x 15.2 x 12.1cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
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She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo). Kachina Doll (Tam-lam Kushokta), late 19th century. Hide, cotton, pigment, fur, hair, yucca, wood, metal, wool, 19 x 6 x 4 3/4in. (48.3 x 15.2 x 12.1cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.4653. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 03.325.4648_03.325.4653_SL1.jpg)
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Wooden kachina with cotton kilt. (on right in photo) Torso is painted with red pigment. Hide red tongue protrudes from the mouth. The kachina carries a bundle of yucca whips in his hand. The head is adorned with feathers and the neck is surrounded by a fur collar.
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