[Restricted Object] Sio Hemis Katsina (Tihu) (made for sale)



early 20th century

Cotton wood, paint and feathers

Overall: 24 1/2 in. (62.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund, the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund and the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Katsina

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view


Collected by Ethel Traphagen (1882-1963) and William Robinson Leight (1866-1955) in "Hopi country", 1934; Traphagen School of Fashion, New York, New York; Sotheby's, New York, New York, lot 34, May 22, 1989; sold to present collection, 1989.

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