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Description

Katsina doll or tihu, of wood, in form of a dressed dancing figure with long hair and beard holding a sword and stave, incised on bottom 'Ogre Lady Oliver Tsinnie '91': Americas, USA, Arizona, Hopi Reservation, Navajo-Hopi, by Oliver Tsinnie, 1991

Museum reference

A.1992.140

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Katsina doll, Tihu

Production information

Tsinnie, Oliver, 1964 (b.)
Hopi Reservation, Arizona, USA, NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Date

1991

Style / Culture

Navajo, Southwest, Native American
Hopi, Southwest, Native American

Materials

Wood

Physical description

Wood, painted black, white, crimson, yellow, green and red

Collection place

Hopi Reservation, Arizona, USA, NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Associations

Collector: Idiens, Dale (NMS)

On display

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