Katchina doll of Navaho deity, “Yei” – HOPI

  • Reference: EDNA1006
  • Origin: 2nd Mesa, Arizona, USA
  • Period: Circa 1950
  • Height: 23,4 cm
  • Materials: Cottonwood, deerskin, leather, red wool, velvet, cotton cloth, metal nails, glass beads and metal beads.
  • Price: 950€

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Description

This Hopi katchina represents a “Yei” or Navaho deity. Some of the deities which don’t belong to the Hopi pantheon may be represented at ceremonials as the Navaho people are the neighbours Actually the Hopi reservation is surrounded by the Navaho reservation.

Historically, the Navaho people arrived later (14th-15th century) on Pueblo land.


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