Decorations DECO57Unisex ● 300.00 €
Unique piece - Hopi handcraft
This clay pottery represents the "Kachina Mudhead", also called "Koyemshi". It is a clown presents in numerous Hopi ceremonies. This Kachina sings, dances, interacts and has fun with the audience. Kachina Mudhead is easily recognizable by the mud applied on his mask and his round-shape mouth. A corn plan, essential foodstuff for the Natives.
The Kachinas carry the prayers of the humans to the divinities. They are supernatural beings who have a link with the gods. During some ceremonies they appear to the Natives by dancing and singing, and have an appearance mixing animals and abstract figures.
Dimensions (H x L) in inches: 4,9" x 4,3"
Proudly handmade in USA.
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