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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Collector:
John Louw Nelson (John L. Nelson), Non-Indian, 1895-1963  Search this
Previous owner:
John Louw Nelson (John L. Nelson), Non-Indian, 1895-1963  Search this
Object Name:
Kachina/Katsina (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Waalpi (Walpi), First Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Collection History:
Collected by John Louw Nelson (1895-1963, a musical performer and amateur ethnologist), probably between 1929 and 1935; acquired by MAI through an exchange with John Louw Nelson in 1935.
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Catalog Number:
18/7875
Barcode:
187875.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_200449