KATSINA: HOPI MUDHEAD
MATERIAL: Cottonwood, earth paint, wild turkey feathers
ORIGIN: Chester Polyestewa, Hopi
Kachina Dolls are gifts given in hope of future abundance and health, as well as tools for education. The Kachina Dolls of today’s art market are a bridge not only between the spiritual world and mortals but also between Hopis and non-Hopis.