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hoho mana (Zuñi girl katsina)
  • Hopi peoples
  • hoho mana (Zuñi girl katsina), late 1800s–1972
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • wood, feathers, paint, yarn, carving, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24.5 x 8 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5784

Figure with arms bent and fisted hands forward standing on round unpainted wooden base. Black head with brown feathers at top of head and around neck. Red rounded ears. White asterisk eyes with white zigzag lines down middle of face. White cape with red and black stripes around shoulders. White arms with hands extending out from center of body. Blue yarn around proper right wrist and red yarn around proper left wrist. Dress painted across one shoulder is painted black and blue with thin green and red stripes. Red belt with black slashes. Legs are painted light brown and black. Brown moccasins with white around bottom.