Mau-i (A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo)). <em>Kachina Doll (Zamalahaktoh)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, fur, pigment, feathers, hide, 15 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (40 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5364. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.04.297.5364_detail1.jpg)

Kachina Doll (Zamalahaktoh)


Medium: Wood, fur, pigment, feathers, hide

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 15 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (40 x 6.4 cm)


Accession Number: 04.297.5364

Image: CUR.04.297.5364_detail1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This kachina has a helmet-style mask with feather headdress, a snout with teeth, hide ears and a face painted with a snake design. He wears a short fur cape and hide boots, painted blue with red trim. His skirt is also decorated with a snake motif. His body has been painted with red pigment.

Brooklyn Museum