Ted Puhuyesva, Hotevilla - Hopi Awatovi Soyok Taka (Awatovi Monster or Ogre Man) Cradle Kachina, c. 1980s, 8.75" x 3" x 1.75" (K1624-41)
- Circa: 1980s
- Size: 8.75'' x 3'' x 1.75''
Measurements include the feathers. Original Kachina designation comes from "Hopi Kachina Dolls With a Key to Their Identification" by Harold S. Colton, 1959, “Hopi Drawings of Kachinas” by Jesse Fewkes, 1903, and “Hopi Indian Kachina Dolls” by Oscar Branson, 1992. 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.