Corn Boy Kachina


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Corn Boy Kachina   (1994.06.0007)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker Maker Unknown (previously listed as Charlie Victor)
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1950-1960. Date of Purchase 1974
Culture Native American: Southwest: Hopi

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 31.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 16.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 14.5 cm
Weight 286 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Feather, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Pigment--Paint, Plant, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Cutting, Painting
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Pearlstone, Zena. Katsina: Commodified and Appropriated Images of Hopi Supernaturals. Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum, 2001. Portago, Andrea and Wright, Barton. Classic Hopi and Zuni Kachina Figures. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 2006. Schaaf, Gregory. Hopi Katsina: 1,600 Artist Biographies. American Indian Art Series, Vol. 7. Santa Fe, NM: CIAC Press, 2008. Teiwes, Helga. Kachina Dolls: The Art of Hopi Carvers. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1991. Wright, Barton. Hopi Kachinas: The Complete Guide to Collecting Kachina Dolls. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Press, 1977.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Collected by Dr. Alyce Cheska. Gift of Jessy Antoinette Rossi.
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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