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PAINTED WOOD HOPI KATSINA KACHINA FIGURE

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Start price: $10

Estimated price: $100 - $200

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PAINTED WOOD HOPI KATSINA KACHINA FIGURE


Large ears and feathers atop head.
Hopi katsina figures (Hopi language: tithu or katsintithu), also known as kachina dolls, are figures carved, typically from cottonwood root, by Hopi people to instruct young girls and new brides about katsinas or katsinam, the immortal beings that bring rain, control other aspects of the natural world and society, and act as messengers between humans and the spirit world.

15" x 8 1/4" x 3"


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