Kachina Doll (Kwewuu [Wolf])
Arts of the Americas
Wood, pigment, cotton, feather
late 19th century
9 3/8 × 3 1/4 × 4 3/8 in. (23.8 × 8.3 × 11.1 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
Kachina doll consisting of two figures, the smallest of which is carried piggy-back style. Each figure has wolf-like ears with feathers and a protruding red nose. Each is predominantly ochre and dust-colored except for black shins and red feet.
Condition: the standing figure has a repaired nose and right foot, and the carried figure has a replaced left ear. Pigments on both figures are abraded.
This item is not on view
Hopi Pueblo. Kachina Doll (Kwewuu [Wolf]), late 19th century. Wood, pigment, cotton, feather, 9 3/8 × 3 1/4 × 4 3/8 in. (23.8 × 8.3 × 11.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5596. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.04.297.5596_front.jpg)
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