This is a signed Kachina by Herbert Tewa, Pueblo Tribe Native American New Mexico. This is a authentic carving approximately 18.5" tall x 8" x 7.
It is dated 1984 and has the artist double feather marks. This is the Sun God, Tawa. It is All wood and feathers with yarn necktie and leather leg bands. Hand carved and hand painted. Traditional design with carved beaver?Squash blossom with small feather in one hand and rattle in the other. The Tewa people are a group of Pueblo tribes belonging to the Tanoan linguistic family.
They historically made their homes on or near the Rio Grande north of Santa Fe, New Mexico. A former group of Pueblo tribes of New Mexico, whose name has been adopted for the family designation (see Tanoan Family).
In prehistoric times, according to Bandelier, the Tano formed the southern group of the Tewa, the separation of the two occurring at the ancient village of Tejeuingge Ouiping. Please review all photos, you can zoom in closer for condition and detail. The product must be unused and in the sellable condition it was received. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American: US\1935-Now\Dolls & Kachinas". The seller is "tonto264" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Philippines, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands.