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Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0001   CAS 2016-0007-0001; Jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Jar
Culture Wyandotte
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Oklahoma
County Ottawa
Other Geographic Data Town: Wyandotte
Maker's Name Richard Zane Smith (b. 18 Aug. 1955)
Date of Manufacture 1984
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Large Ancestral Pueblo-style jar with sloping sides that flare upward from the small base to the enclosed, plain rim; Jar walls are extremely thin; Composed of beige earthenware ceramic clay of slightly different shades; Probably kiln-fired; Textured surface designs were created in the construction process to produce a corrugated surface in the Ancestral Pueblo tradition; Corrugation created with single, fine coils that are layered up, leaving the exterior evidence of the coiling, while smoothing the interior; Incised triangular design decorates top of jar from shoulder to rim; Collection history indicates that the artist gathered naturally occurring clay for this piece; Temper grit is visible in the clay body and appears to be basalt sand, similar to that used by some Ancestral Pueblo groups; Signed in pen on base “Richard Zane Smith 84 Wyandotte Descendant.”
Dimensions (cm) Height = 46.0, Rim Diam = 18.6, Max Diam = 50.2

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0002   CAS 2016-0007-0002; Jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Jar
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona, New Mexico
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name L.R.G.
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Jar composed of heavy coiling which was left visible on the exterior; Brown clay glazed after firing to a high shine; Traditional-style firing has left burn marks; “L.R.G.” incised on the base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 16.6, Max Diam = 14.6

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0003   CAS 2016-0007-0003; Figurine (chicken)
Category Carvings
Object Name Figurine (chicken)
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona, New Mexico
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Yaz.
Date of Manufacture ca. 1980
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Corn husks
Description Wooded chicken with red comb and yellow beak; Body is black with white “O” designs; Feet are painted in bas relief on unadorned wooden base; Tail is made of corn husks; Signed “Yaz.” on back edge of base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 25.4, Width = 12.1, Length = 28.0

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CAS 2016-0007-0004   CAS 2016-0007-0004; Bowl
Category Pottery
Object Name Bowl
Culture Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo)
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Other Geographic Data Okhay Owingeh Pueblo (San Juan Pueblo)
Maker's Name Rosita de Herrera (b. 1940)
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Short, wide bowl with both incised and painted designs on exterior; Designs are within panels inside a wide band; Bowl coated in a deep red, earthenware clay slip that was highly burnished; Designs are painted in beige, white and red; Interior is scraped smooth; Signed “Rosita de Herrera San Juan Pue. N.M.” on base. Rosita de Herrera is the daughter of Tomasita Montoya, whose work is also represented in the CAS pottery collection.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 9.1, Max Diam = 13.4

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0005   CAS 2016-0007-0005; Wedding vase
Category Pottery
Object Name Wedding vase
Culture Santa Clara Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Other Geographic Data Santa Clara Pueblo
Maker's Name Joe Povi Laskar
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Black-on-black wedding vase created by reduction firing with highly burnished surface; Slip-paint designs represent the stairs of the kiva and sunlight; Signature “Joe Povi Laskar © Santa Clara Pueblo” is incised on the base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 13.5, Max Diam = 9.2

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0006   CAS 2016-0007-0006; Jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Jar
Culture Santa Clara Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Other Geographic Data Santa Clara Pueblo
Maker's Name Ramona Tapia (1940 - 2003)
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Round black-on-black jar with deeply incised designs; Floral/Sun pattern decorates the top and an Avanyu (feathered serpent) pattern is seen on the side; Reduction-fired to a deep black; Interior is scraped smooth; Signature “Ramona Tapia Santa Clara” is incised on the base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.5, Max Diam = 11.3

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0007   CAS 2016-0007-0007; Jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Jar
Culture Santa Clara Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Other Geographic Data Santa Clara Pueblo
Maker's Name Anita L. Suazo
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Black-on-black jar with deeply incised “kiva stairs” designs; Reduction fired to a deep black, then burnished; Interior is scraped smooth; Signature “Anita L. Suazo Santa Clara” is incised on the base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.7, Max Diam = 7.8

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0008   CAS 2016-0007-0008; Miniature jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Miniature jar
Culture Jemez Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Sandoval
Other Geographic Data Jemez Pueblo
Maker's Name Lucille Fragua
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Round miniature jar with wide mouth; Red and black designs on a white horizontal panel; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Signed “Lucille Fragua Jemez” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 3.4, Max Diam = 4.3

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0009   CAS 2016-0007-0009; Miniature jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Miniature jar
Culture Jemez Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Sandoval
Other Geographic Data Jemez Pueblo
Maker's Name Lucille Fragua
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Round miniature jar with wide mouth; Red and black designs on a beige horizontal panel; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Signed “Lucille Fragua Jemez” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 3.4, Max Diam = 4.3

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CAS 2016-0007-0010   CAS 2016-0007-0010; Miniature jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Miniature jar
Culture Jemez Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Sandoval
Other Geographic Data Jemez Pueblo
Maker's Name L.M.
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Miniature jar with flat base, flaring lower body, slightly below midlevel shoulder, inward sloping upper body, and wide mouth; Red and black designs on a beige horizontal panel; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Signed “L.M.” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 3.1, Max Diam = 5.3

Catalog Number

CAS 2016-0007-0011   CAS 2016-0007-0011; Miniature jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Miniature jar
Culture Jemez Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Sandoval
Other Geographic Data Jemez Pueblo
Maker's Name L.M.
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Miniature jar with flat base, flaring lower body, slightly below midlevel shoulder, inward sloping upper body, and wide mouth; Black designs on a beige horizontal panel; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Signed “L.M.” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 3.4, Max Diam = 5.3

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0012A,B   CAS 2016-0007-0012A,B; Miniature cup and saucer
Category Pottery
Object Name Miniature cup and saucer
Culture Jemez Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Cibola
Other Geographic Data Acoma Pueblo
Maker's Name Yena
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Miniature cup and saucer set with red and black designs on beige background; All surfaces are scraped smooth; A: Miniature cup; B: Miniature saucer; Signed “Yena Jemez” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = A=1.1; B=0.6, Width = A=1.5, Max Diam = B=3.2, Length = A=2.0

Catalog Number

CAS 2016-0007-0013   CAS 2016-0007-0013; Jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Jar
Culture Acoma Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Cibola
Other Geographic Data Acoma Pueblo
Maker's Name S.C. Antanio
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Small round olla-shaped jar with flat, small diameter base, flaring sides, high, rounded shoulder and short, wide neck and wide mouth; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Orange and black designs of diamond and “X” patterns on a white background; Signed “Acoma N.M. S.C. Antanio” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 12.1, Max Diam = 15.4

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CAS 2016-0007-0014   CAS 2016-0007-0014; Miniature jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Miniature jar
Culture Acoma Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Cibola
Other Geographic Data Acoma Pueblo
Maker's Name A.C.
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Round miniature jar with flat base and wide neck; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Black designs on white background; Signed “A.C.” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.5, Max Diam = 2.1

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0015   CAS 2016-0007-0015; Miniature jar
Category Pottery
Object Name Miniature jar
Culture Acoma Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Cibola
Other Geographic Data Acoma Pueblo
Maker's Name M. Carrillo
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Miniature jar with narrow, flat base, wide, mid-level shoulders and wide mouth; Black designs on white background; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Signed “ACOMA N.M. M. CARRILLO” on base
Dimensions (cm) Height = 3.3, Max Diam = 4.2

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CAS 2016-0007-0016   CAS 2016-0007-0016; Figurine (sheep)
Category Pottery
Object Name Figurine (sheep)
Culture Acoma Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Cibola
Other Geographic Data Acoma Pueblo
Maker's Name Joyce Leno Barreras (b. 1952)
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Miniature figurine of a sheep with modeled ears and tail; White with black painted facial features, tail and hooves; Round body painted in red and black; Signed “Joyce L.” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 2.6, Width = 2.7, Length = 5.4

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CAS 2016-0007-0017   CAS 2016-0007-0017; Bowl
Category Pottery
Object Name Bowl
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Mrs. Poulisi, possibly
Date of Manufacture ca. 1910
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Bowl with flat base, wide, round body, above mid-level shoulders and wide mouth; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Elaborate design is in Sikyatki revival style, a style that was recreated in the 19th century for market purposes; Designs in black and red are painted in slip on the burnished cream-colored background; Designs represent feathers, raindrops, clouds, and dance regalia; A surface burn mark is evidence of the oxidation firing; A ring band break in the line represents a Sipapu or place of human emergence from the Earth; There is a stippling in the design that is similar to an early Hopi potter known as Mrs. Poulisi, thus this piece may be by her; This piece is unsigned.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.8, Max Diam = 18.3

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CAS 2016-0007-0018   CAS 2016-0007-0018; Miniature bowl
Category Pottery
Object Name Miniature bowl
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name F.P.
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Miniature bowl with flat base, round body and wide mouth; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Design is in Sikyatki revival style, a style that was recreated in the 19th century for market purposes; Bowl has black designs on a burnished beige background; Designs represent rain, rain clouds, feathers, and stairs of the kiva; The clay is earthenware with a lightly burnished clay slip on the exterior surface; Some of the triangular designs are in the negative; “F.P.” written in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.2, Max Diam = 7.6

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0019   CAS 2016-0007-0019; Rattle (katsina)
Category Musical Instruments
Object Name Rattle (katsina)
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Edmund Nekwatewa
Date of Manufacture 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Gourd; Wood; Feathers; Paint; Leather; String; Glue
Description Rattle depicting an Ogre Katsina who is responsible for disciplining wayward children; The face is a gourd painted black with prominent white teeth in a red-outlined mouth; Protruding eyes are white circles with black pupils, and there are turquoise and black horns; Red feathers decorate the forehead and a white arrow-like shape is painted in the middle; Seven long, narrow black feathers frame the head; Short black feathers are attached to the back; The wooden handle is cylindrical and painted white; A twisted string loop is attached to the bottom surface of the handle; Signed “E. Nekwatewa” in pencil on the handle; Edmund Nekwatewa, the artist, was an important figure in recent Hopi history and a recognized author.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 27.3, Width = 27.3, Length = 19.5

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0020   CAS 2016-0007-0020; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Buddy Dukepwa
Date of Manufacture 1986
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Leather; Glue
Description Guard Katsina with black mask, large red ears, and carved feathers on top of head; Eyes are painted white diamonds; Mouth is a gaping red rectangle with sharp white painted teeth; Figure is holding a bow in the right hand and a throwing stick in the left; Both weapons are painted with turquoise and black designs; A leather kilt and cape are worn; The left side of the body is painted in horizontal black and white clown stripes; Signed “Buddy Dukepwa ‘Hopi’ ‘86’” on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 21.7, Width = 11.0, Length = 12.3

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0021   CAS 2016-0007-0021; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name M. Symptewa
Date of Manufacture Early 1900s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood: cottonwood root; Feathers; Paint; Leather; String; Dye; Glue
Description Whipper / Guard katsina with pinkish-red body, kilt and legs, and painted black chemise with pale blue arm bands; A painted snake design wraps around the kilt; Sash is decorated with black linear design; Face is pale blue with black four-pointed star outlined in pinkish-red dividing the face into quadrants; A black plus sign is painted in each of the quadrant quarters; Pinkish-red ears stick out to the sides; Thick collar with wide black and white stripes; Elaborate feather bundles on the top and back of head with additional feathers attached to back of head and fanning out in halo style; Top feather bundle is dyed red; This katsina was made in the early 20th century but in 19th century style, with old style hands close to the stomach; There is a string loop on back for hanging as the piece was not designed to stand up; Signed “M Symptewa” on underside of kilt.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 36.6, Width = 28.0, Length = 9.0

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0022   CAS 2016-0007-0022; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name M. Symptewa
Date of Manufacture Early 1900s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood: cottonwood root and other wood; Feathers; Paint; Rattan; String; Dye; Glue
Description Masaumana katsina, a female chief’s aide who personifies the force that gave Hopis their mesas; One-shouldered dress over left shoulder, with vertical stripes of reddish-brown and purple separated with thin white stripes framed with thin black stripes; Painted white belt cinches waist; Sash is painted with blue, green, red, black and white designs; Body and legs are painted reddish-pink; Three wrapped rattan rings over painted black circles represent the eyes and the mouth, with white lines painted onto the black circles; Red, pink, purples and mustard-colored dots cover the white background of the face; Feather headdress of pairs of feathers tied onto sticks extend upward from back of head; This katsina was made in the early 20th century but in 19th century old style version of Masaumana, with old style hands close to the stomach; There is a string loop on back for hanging as the piece was not designed to stand up; Signed “M Symptewa” on underside of dress.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 44.6, Width = 8.6, Length = 8.7

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0023   CAS 2016-0007-0023; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County Navajo
Other Geographic Data Hopi Indian Reservation: Second Mesa
Maker's Name Norman Hanie
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood: cottonwood root and other wood; Paint; Shells; Leather; Feather; String; Glue
Description Koshari Clown katsina depicted with arms behind and wrists tethered to a horizontal bar, in public humiliation for wrongdoing; Facial features are painted in black, with the mouth turned down in sadness; The figure has horizontal black and white stripes over entire body and buckskin-tasseled horns; Additional buckskin tassels are gathered at the ears and the carved hair is bundled and wrapped at the nape of the neck; There is a necklace of shells painted red, turquoise, white and black, and shells on the wrists; “Norman Hanie” and his address are written in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 32.0, Width = 20.9, Length = 14.8

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0024   CAS 2016-0007-0024; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County Navajo
Other Geographic Data Hopi Indian Reservation: First Mesa
Maker's Name Wendell Poleahla
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Buckskin; Leather; Commercial felt; Commercial yarn; String; Cotton (cotton swab); Glue
Description Koshari Clown katsina with horizontal black and white striped body and buckskin-tasseled horns; Figure holds a round carved drum hanging on a loop in the left hand, and a single drum stick made of a painted cotton swab in the right hand; The figure is wearing carved and painted “denim” shorts with a leather sash around the waist; A leather bracelet is on the left wrist; Buckskin tassels are gathered at the ears and the yarn hair is bundled and wrapped at the nape of the neck; A buckskin medicine bundle hangs around the neck; Signed “Wendell Poleahla 1st Mesa Az.” in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 27.8, Width = 11.3, Length = 9.2

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0025   CAS 2016-0007-0025; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Eloy Wytewa
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood: cottonwood root; Paint; Glue
Description Sowi-ingwu (Deer katsina) with minimal, subtle painting; The figure has antlers, red flower ears and a carved collar representing spruce boughs and painted green; Left hand rests on a staff/cane, which is supported by the ground/base; Right hand holds a carved turquoise-painted gourd rattle; A carved wedding sash hangs down the back; Figure wears a carved heishi bead necklace and carved turquoise bracelet on left wrist; A bundle of feathers is carved into the hair; Unpainted torso is carved into a shirt with pockets and a collar button; Signed “Eloy Wytewa” in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 41.9, Width = 15.4, Length = 16.0

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0026   CAS 2016-0007-0026; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Jerome Shupla
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Vinyl; Commercial fabric (polyester “fur”; cotton-poly); Commercial felt; Commercial yarn; Sequins; Glue
Description Heheya katsina, a teacher, who in this case is a transgender figure; He/She wears a woman’s top of synthetic black faux fur fabric and men’s fabric breach clout; The figure has a bracelet painted with a turquoise medallion and a silver sequin in the center, and concho belt made of a strip of brown vinyl with silver sequins representing the conchos; The face is painted with turquoise, orange and red stripes; Upper arms have a “T” type form painted in red; There is a black faux fur hood; Signed “JEROME SHUPLA” in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 28.7, Width = 13.6, Length = 10.0

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0027   CAS 2016-0007-0027; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Larry David
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Leather; Glue
Description Bean Dance Heheya katsina with striped horns and rectangular geometric mask topped with five carved white feathers; There is a carved gourd rattle in the raised right hand; The left hand is clenched to hold something, now missing; A carved fox pelt hangs off the figure’s back waist; Signed “Larry David” in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 32.6, Width = 15.0, Length = 18.0

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CAS 2016-0007-0028   CAS 2016-0007-0028; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Leo Lacapa, Jr.
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Feathers; Paint; Commercial fabric (polyester “fur”); Cotton; Commercial yarn; String; Glue
Description Kwahu (Eagle Dancer Katsina) with arms at shoulder height and right foot raised in a dance pose; Elaborate feathers form wings on the arms; Additional feathers are on the head piece and the kilt; There is an elaborate back piece of wood applied over synthetic red faux fur fabric; Wooden back piece is painted in two vertical panels, with tadpoles against a turquoise background on the left panel and bird footprints against a mustard yellow background on the right panel; Signed “Leo Lacapa Jr. Hopi Kwahu Eagle Kachina” in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 42.5, Width = ca. 41.0, Length = ca. 28.0

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0029   CAS 2016-0007-0029; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County Navajo
Other Geographic Data Hopi Indian Reservation: First Mesa; Village: Polacca
Maker's Name D. Namoki, Jr.
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Leather; Beads; Paper; Commercial yarn; Commercial thread; Glue
Description Owl Katsina with very detailed painting of the face feathers; Head turns on body; Figure is in action pose, with weight on left leg, right heel up and right knee bent; Both hands hold wooden whips; Body is painted orange with white ovals; Figure wears a paper apron with black, red, green and white designs, and a blue beaded necklace; Signed “”D. Namoki Jr. Tewa-Hopi Polacca, Az.” in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 27.1, Width = 14.0, Length = 16.9

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0030   CAS 2016-0007-0030; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Bill Seweymaeneva
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Glue
Description Shalakomana katsina (possibly) with a turquoise mask and black rectangles forming eyes and mouth; Hair is carved and painted black, with fringe above eyes and length down back; Cheeks are decorated with black, red, white and mustard yellow horizontal designs; Figure wears painted turquoise rings on four fingers, turquoise and black cuff bracelets on both hands, and a carved turquoise pendant necklace; Carved feathers previously adorned top of head, but have broken off and are missing; Long carved shawl covers shoulders and falls open in front; Bottom corners of shawl come together in front of body; Lower body of figure has a three-tiered pueblo carved into it; Figure holds a red cylinder in left hand and a painted gourd in the right; “Bill Seweymaeneva” written in pencil on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 25.2, Width = 7.0, Length = 7.3

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0031   CAS 2016-0007-0031; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County Navajo
Other Geographic Data Hopi Indian Reservation: First Mesa; Village: Polacca
Maker's Name Theresa M. Zeena
Date of Manufacture ca. 1980
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Ink; Glue
Description Angak'china (Long-haired Katsina) carved in cylindrical form without arms or legs; Turquoise mask with black rectangles for eyes and red, blue and yellow design on mouth; Carved red, green, yellow and turquoise feather protrudes upright from back of head; Cape painted red at the shoulders is that of a female; Incised and painted designs, including clan symbols, adorn the body: a green frog with a rain cloud, roadrunner tracks, a blue, four-petaled flower with white dots on the end of each petal, deer tracks, Kokopelli (the flute player), Grandmother spider, fox tracks, a girl’s doll and a pueblo. “Theresa M. Zeena Hopi Polacca, AZ Angak-china (Long Hair)” written in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 32.6, Width = 6.2, Length = 5.8

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0032   CAS 2016-0007-0032; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Alex Youvella Hakto
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Twigs; Rope; Glue
Description Katsina with minimal, very subtle painting representing Yamuhakto (The Wood Carrier), who serves as an assistant to Saiyatasha, whom he accompanies during Shalako; Turquoise mask with three dots forming facial features; Figure wears a carved skirt representing a deer hide, and a concho belt with carved turquoise medallions; A headpiece consists of a horizontal stick over the top of the head with carved tassels and feathers and thin twists of rope at the stick’s terminals; Figure holds sticks in both hands; Signed “Alex Youvella Hakto” with a corn plant image in ink on base. wood carrying katsina
Dimensions (cm) Height = 28.2, Width = 12.7, Length = 11.4

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0033   CAS 2016-0007-0033; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Nelson Kuwanvarya
Date of Manufacture 1985
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Glue
Description Mana (female) or possibly transgender katsina in active pose, heels slightly elevated and right knee raised; The figure wears a one-shouldered dress over left shoulder has elaborate painted “embroidered” designs; Beneath the dress is a man’s long-sleeved shirt, thus this katsina might be a transgender figure; Dress base is unpainted wood; Painted designs are in green, black, yellow and white; Shirt is white with black designs at wrists and shoulders; Legs are painted mustard yellow and moccasins are turquoise with brown detail and white soles; Figure wears a large, green, carved spruce bough ruff collar, and has a carved black rope slung cross-wise across body, on the opposite shoulder from the dress; Mask is round and black and covered in white tadpole designs; Six carved and painted feathers drape over crown of head; Ears are red with carved white conical earrings; Face is white with an oval frame of mustard yellow, black, white and red; Eyes are shaped like tadpoles; Figure holds a carved rattle in the right hand and gourd in the left, both of which are painted mustard yellow; A carved fringe bracelet is on the right wrist and a carved and painted “turquoise” cuff bracelet adorns the left; Signed “Nelson Kuwanvarya -85-” in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 30.2, Width = 8.5, Length = 8.5

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0034   CAS 2016-0007-0034; Katsina
Category Carvings
Object Name Katsina
Culture Hopi or Zuni Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona, New Mexico
County Navajo, AZ or McKinley, NM
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Wilfred Carl
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Paint; Glue
Description Mana katsina with turquoise mask and black facial features; Eyes are horizontal rectangles, mouth is an inverted triangle with two black vertical lines on either side of triangle; Figure wears a white, one-shouldered dress with green and black designs interspersed with white, red, turquoise and mustard yellow; The dress is over the right shoulder, not the left, possibly indicating a cross-dresser; It is possible that this figure represents Waywa, the famous Zuni transgender teacher; Signed “Wilfred Carl” in ink on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 27.5, Width = 12.2, Length = 12.0

Catalog Number CAS 2016-0007-0035   CAS 2016-0007-0035; Doll
Category Folk Toys
Object Name Doll
Culture Pomo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County Mendocino, Sonoma, Lake
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture Late 20th century
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood: redwood; Leather; Buckskin; Shell: clam; Sinew
Description Doll made of a flat redwood stick covered with redwood strips sewn on with a tanned leather thong; The head is wrapped in tanned buckskin and the eyes are clamshell disk beads sewn on with sinew; The stick was shaped with metal tools and the wood strips appear to be from a carpenter’s wood plane; Contemporary version of a late 19th century/early 20th century style of girl’s doll.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 31.9, Width = ca. 10.0, Length = ca. 8.0
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