Kachina Doll (Corn Maiden)
Kachina Doll (Corn Maiden)
Kachina Doll (Corn Maiden)
Kachina Doll (Corn Maiden)
Kachina Doll (Corn Maiden)

Kachina Doll (Corn Maiden)


Collection

Priscella Murr Collection


Identifier

MU3513


Artist

Aguino Juan


Description

This is a Hopi Corn Maiden Kachina. Her presence in the kachina dances is a prayer for corn. She also honors Mother Earth and her continuing ability to feed her children. Based on this corn maiden’s yellow corn cob body, she is known as a Yellow Corn Maiden. The doll also has a wooden feather headdress and peacock feather in a sash.


Medium

wood

Width

3.5in

Height

12in

Length

3.5in

Where Made (Country)

United States

Related place

United States

Name of Donor

Priscilla Murr