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Koshari (Hano clown katsina)
  • Pricilla Augah
    active: United States
  • Koshari (Hano clown katsina), late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: Pollaca, First Mesa, Arizona, United States
  • wood, paint, feathers, yarn, cloth, leather, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 x 5.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift from the Security Benefit Group of Companies
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5997

The very small standing figure has a red, white and black striped cap with two horns. The horns have white feathers at the ends. There is a black whorl with red and green yarn at the back of the head. It has a brown face with white spots and almond eyes with a frown. It has a light brown leather necklace. The body is brown with black and white striped-spots. The black yarn ties around the wrists and knees. It has a light brown floral pattern fabric belt. There is a black fabric loincloth with a red and green border. It has red moccasins.