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Hopi Pueblo Sakwatsmana Katsina Doll by Jimmie Koots - C3843E

Category: Kachina - Katsina | Posted by Adobe Gallery Team Member | Mon, Nov 14th 2016, 5:26pm

Jimmie Koots Katsina Doll C3843EJames Kootshongsie (1916-1996) Jimmie Koots is a well-known carver of Katsina dolls in the Santa Fe area because his dolls were featured at a shop called Rare Things by Dutton in downtown Santa Fe for years and years. His full name is James Kootshongsie. He had a fascinating life and we have printed information from the book "Hopi Katsina 1,600 Artist Biographies" by Greg Schaaf. To see this biography, click on the artist's name just below the picture of the Katsina doll. 


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