VERY NICE OLDER, 1960'S HOPI TUSKIAPAYA - CRAZY RATTLE KATSINA/KACHINA

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 11, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
VERY NICE OLDER, 1960'S HOPI TUSKIAPAYA - CRAZY RATTLE KATSINA / KACHINA
A NICE OLDER EXAMPLE OF THE CRAZY RATTLE KATSINA
GREAT CARVING THROUGH OUT, WONDERFUL DELICATE WORK ON THIS CRAZY RATTLE KATSINA
HAS BEEN PAINTED USING THE OLD STYLE ENAMEL OIL PIGMENTS
THE PAINTWORK ON THE THIN LEATHER SIDE SASH IS MAGNIFICENT WORK
PAINTED LEATHER ARMBANDS
OLD DIRTY GREEN YARN RUFF ( THE COMMON HOPI SOURCE OF HEAT, COAL)
LEAVES ITS MARK ON ITEMS, ( KATSINAS ) HUNG IN HOPI HOUSEHOLDS..
THE FEATHERS ARE IN VERY GOOD SHAPE CONSIDERING THEIR AGE
HAND PAINTED LEATHER CONCHO BELT
THE ORIGINAL CARVED YUCCA WHIP IS STILL INTACT AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
THIS TUSKIAPAYA, CRAZY RATTLE KATSINA STANDS 7 1/4' HIGH
UNSIGNED AS THIS WAS PROBABLY A GIFT TO A FAMILY MEMBER ON HOPI
THE CONDITION BEING VERY, VERY GOOD FOR ITS AGE LENDS US TO BELIEVE
THAT THIS KATSINA WAS NOT A GIFT TO A LITTLE HOPI GIRL AT ONE OF THE DANCES
DUSTY BUT OTHERWISE IN VERY GOOD SHAPE.. A REALLY FINE OLDER KATSINA..
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