Hopi Katsina Doll: Katsina are a detailed visual record of the powerful beings who are an important part of Pueblo life. This katsina may represent Hu' Katsina, a whipper katsina, he serves as a disciplinarian. He appears in pairs during the Powamuya ceremony with Crow Mother.
|Square 31 White 769 Figure 3 paint 359 black 554 blue 690 turquoise 308 feathers 641 yellow 526 green 634 wood 4438 Red 1061 head 47|
|H: 10.25 in, width: 4.25 in, depth: 3.25 in|
|Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Carved wood figure; square head; red feathers attached to top of head; green and black painted horn on left side of head, right horn missing; one bulging black and white eye, left eye missing; face painted with geometric pattern in turquoise, yellow, black, red and white; upper body painted yellow and red; lower body painted white with geometric pattern on right side in black, green, blue, red and yellow; legs and feet painted green, turquoise and red.|