We are not sure of its age, but we estimate it to be about 1970s era. This gorgeous kachina depicts the ancient Sio Hemis Ta-amu diety, which is believed to have evolved in the 17th century in the Zuni tribe.The Hemis Katsinas (Kachina) are considered some of the most beautiful and best known of all the early Zuni and Hopi Kachinas. Their elaborate headdress, called a Tableta, is partly responsible for their attraction as well as other attributions such as a kilt with embroidered rain sash around the waist and dropping down one side of the hip along with the bundled chaff or evergreen ruff worn around the neck.
Often accompanies the Hemis and is called the. It no longer appears in any dances.Measures approx 13" tall (including base) and about 3" wide. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. A wonderful and very RARE. To your kachina doll collection! Interested in more than one item? We would be happy to work up a package price. Thanks for looking and be sure to check out my.
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This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American: US\1935-Now\Dolls & Kachinas". The seller is "pizzazz307" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.