Ted Puhuyesva, Hotevilla - Hopi Kuikuinaka Koyemsi (Starter Mudhead) Cradle Kachina, c. 1980s, 8.25" x 4.25" x 1.75" (K1624-14)
- Circa: 1980s
- Size: 8.25'' x 4.25'' x 1.75''
Measurements include the feathers. Original Kachina designation comes from "Clowns of the Hopi: Tradition Keepers and Delight Makers" by Barton Wright, 1994. 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.