SOLD Warrior katchina doll “Salimoya” – ZUÑI
- Reference: EDNA1003
- Origin: Zuñi Pueblo, New Mexico, USA
- Period: Circa 1950
- Height: 22,1 cm
- Materials: Cottonwood, cotton cloth, leather, wool, feathers, glass beads, yucca leaves.
- Price: SOLD
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Also known as Sipikné, Talaimochovi, Salimbuyé.
This kachina appears as a guard during ceremonial dances at Zuñi village, at the Shalako dance, holding long yucca fiber leaves in both hands, those are used as flagellation weapon to punish the ones who disrespect the turn of the ceremonial.
A favorite figure among the Zuñi carvers.