Ted Puhuyesva, Hotevilla - Hopi Ahuelani (Variant) Cradle Kachina, c. 1980s, 9.5" x 4.75" x 0.75" (K1624-50)
- Circa: 1980s
- Size: 9.5'' x 4.75'' x 0.75''
Measurements include the feathers. Original Kachina designation comes from “Kachinas: A Hopi Artist's Documentary” by Barton Wright with paintings by Cliff Bahnimptewa, 1973. Acquired from a private collection in Florida. This kachina is from the Layne collection. Dr. Layne collected between 1980 and 2002, and is a vertebrate zoologist. He had a lifelong interest in Native American cultures. Dr. Layne kept a catalog of his collection and documented the Hopi carver's name and location, type of kachina, and published reference for the designation.