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Butterfly Maiden Kachina


Artist Unknown (Hòpituh Shi-nu-mu (Hopi))



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G259
Butterfly Maiden Kachina, Artist Unknown (Hòpituh Shi-nu-mu (Hopi))
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, pigments
Size: 17 x 13 x 3 11/16 in. (43.18 x 33.02 x 9.37 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Southwest region
Culture: Hòpituh Shi-nu-mu (Hopi), North America, United States, Southwest region
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: standing figure with arms bent at elbows and forearms raised; long dark hair; large flat headdress with stepped edges; three 3-D hairpins on top of heard; tunic and skirt with patterned designs; rectangular eyes; diamond-shaped mouth; brilliant orange (es
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Jane and James Emison Endowment for Native American Art
Accession Number: 2010.1
Added to Site: March 13, 2010