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Wood Carving in the Likeness of a Squash Katsina - C3805E

Category: Kachina - Katsina | Posted by Adobe Gallery Team Member | Fri, Sep 9th 2016, 4:31pm

Katsina Kachina Doll C3805EA number of years ago, it was noticed that a quantity of wood carvings began to appear that looked like authentic Hopi Katsina dolls, but they were not true to scale or style.  It was determined that someone in Arizona, not a Hopi, was making these and distressing them to look like old katsina dolls.


I am convinced that this Squash carving is one of those.  It is too long and skinny and has been distressed to appear old. 


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