Mau-i (She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo)). <em>Kachina Doll (Tsepothle)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, pigment, fur, feathers, cotton cloth, wool yarn, 17 5/16 x 5 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (44 x 14 x 14.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund, 04.297.5341. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 04.297.5341_transp6235.jpg)

Kachina Doll (Tsepothle)

Artist:Mau-iTsu-na

Medium: Wood, pigment, fur, feathers, cotton cloth, wool yarn

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 17 5/16 x 5 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (44 x 14 x 14.9 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 04.297.5341

Image: 04.297.5341_transp6235.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This kachina is one of a group that was made by commission and has not been clearly identified. He wears the usual dance skirt, has painted dance shoes, and a fur ruff around his neck with a feathered headdress. His snout is in the shape of a wolf or coyote showing teeth along the edges, and his eyes protrude in balls. CONDITION: Proper left arm has been broken and repaired at forearm. Proper right arm has been broken and repaired at elbow. Feathers show insect damage.

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