Kachina Doll Probably Rugan Hopi, Arizona, North America

Frédéric Coridon


CategoryAfrican art, Tribal art
Period20th century
Condition Good condition

Kachina DOLL, probably Rugan
Hopi, Arizona, North America
First half of the 20th century
Cottonwood wood and pigments

The Kachina doll is standing with her arms drawn back to her abdomen. Her bust is covered with orange pigments, as are her ears and tubular mouth. She wears a white kilt and a geometric patterned sash .
His helmet mask is gray white, his eyes are two black rectangles. The mask is marked with an important geometric pattern consisting of four triangles with joined vertices.

Kachina dolls were given to children at the end of the ceremonial dances. They brought them home to hang them on the wall allowing them to learn the pantheon of gods.

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