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|PAINTED WOOD HOPI KATSINA KACHINA FIGURE POLKA DOT|
Polka dot design with feather on head. May have. been holding something in right hand.
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.
17" X 6 1/2" X 5"
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