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koshari (Hano clown katsina)
  • Hopi peoples
  • koshari (Hano clown katsina), late 1800s–1999
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, corn husk, paint carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 36.5 x 9 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 3/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5772
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Description

Wooden body painted white. Corn husk tassels coming out of the top of black and white striped horns. Black circles around eyes and mouth. Red painted necklace with black dots and black horizontal lines on torso and arms. Arms are bent, with hands in front of torso. Each has a thick black line on wrist. Lower half of body is triangular and undecorated white. No legs.