Ted Puhuyesva, Hotevilla - Hopi Makvaho-i-taka Cradle Kachina, c. 1980s, 9.25" x 4.5" x 1.75" (K1624-56)


Additional Information

  • Circa: 1980s
  • Size: 9.25'' x 4.5'' x 1.75''
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.

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