Kachina Figure

About this object

Iconographic meaning

Represents a "mud head".

Physical description

Standing Kachina figure with rattle in one hand and feather in the other. Figure has four bulbs with feathers on head at top, sides, and back, protruding eyes and mouth, red yarn tied around neck, a black leather band around one wrist and black yarn tied around the other, a black skirt with a band around waist and two bands of red and green at the thigh, and black bands around the shins with brown boots that have a white sole.