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Mongwu, the Owl Katsina

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Jimmy Kewanwytewa, Mongwu, the Owl Katsina, ca. 1945-1950, cottonwood tree root, paint, leather, feathers, Gift of the McFarland Family on the occasion of the 80th Birthday of James C. McFarland, © artist or other rights holder, 2004.63

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Title

Mongwu, the Owl Katsina

Artist

Jimmy Kewanwytewa (Native American, 1895-1976)

Date

ca. 1945-1950

Medium

cottonwood tree root, paint, leather, feathers

Dimensions (H x W x D)

10 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature: K, base of proper right foot

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Southwest

Sculpture

Object Type

katsina

Cultural Group

Pueblo

Tribe/Nation

Hopi

Credit Line

Gift of the McFarland Family on the occasion of the 80th Birthday of James C. McFarland

Accession Number

2004.63

Copyright

© artist or other rights holder

Terms

cottonwood

dolls

feather

Hopi

kachina dolls

leather

owl

paint

Pueblo

wood

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