Kachina Figure: Eagle


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Kachina Figure: Eagle   (1998.19.0222)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Mid-20th century
Culture Native American: Southwest: Hopi

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 33.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 24.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 10.6 cm
Weight 445 g
Measuring Remarks H: 31cm. --MNH Remarks/Description Field
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment--Paint, Plant, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Animal--Feather, Animal--Bird--Eagle--Golden Eagle
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting
Munsell Color Information Brilliant Greenish Yellow (7.5Y 8.5/10) -Arms and shoulders. White (N 9/ 78.7% R)- Skirt. Strong Red (6.25R 4/12)

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 Museum of Natural History, UIUC
Reproduction N/A
Reproduction Information N/A

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