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Hopi Road Runner Katsina Doll by Spencer Nutima

Hopi Road Runner Katsina Doll by Spencer Nutima

Katsina Dolls are colorful carvings made by the Hopi and are traditionally used as teaching tools. They represent a variety of Katsinam, immortal beings that control aspects of the natural world and society. Various Katsinam will appear physically in the Hopi villages each year as messengers between the human and spirit worlds. These dolls are carved out of cottonwood root and are painted and embellished to represent a specific spirit messenger.

This Road Runner Katsina was carved by well known Hopi carver, Spencer Nutima, from the Orayvi Village on the Hopi Mesa.

Measurements:

Height: 4 1/2 inches

Width: 2 1/4 inches

Depth: 1 1/4 inches

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$76.00
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In Stock: 1

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