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Plaque

Tray

Object Number:NA8914
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: United States of America
Arizona
Third Mesa
Oraibi
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Yucca
Rabbit Brush
Sumac
Technique:Basketry
Wicker
Woven
Plaited
Iconography:Katsina
Kachina
Crow
Height: 3.2 cm
Outside Diameter:40.64 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Richard Waln Meirs, 1918

Description

Large, circular wicker plaque/tray. Rabbit brush weft and sumac warp. 18 rod warps in center, augmented, finished with mainly three rods. Rim bound with yucca. Design on front depicts the Crow Mother (Angwusnasomtaka) Katsina. Face painted in blue/green, red, black, surrounded by headdress and black, brown feathers. Bordered with terraced line of red and green. Front weft slightly damaged.

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