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2 edition of Hopi kachina dolls found in the catalog.

Hopi kachina dolls

Harold Sellers Colton

Hopi kachina dolls

with a key to their identification.

by Harold Sellers Colton

  • 273 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of New Mexico, 1949 in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Katcinas,
  • Hopi Indians

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 135.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14855237M

    Kachina Maiden – Called Kachin’ Mana, she appears more often than other “female” kachinas, offering a prayer for corn. Also called Blue Corn Maiden and Yellow corn Maiden. Kobictaiya Kachina – These are the powerful spirit beings similar to kachinas. A story tells how it was determined that they would never know sexual intercourse.   Kachinas are difficult to classify because different Hopi pueblos have different ideas about their appearance and their functions. The late Dr. Harold S. Colton identified different kinds of kachina dolls, and in this book he describes the meaning, the Brand: University of New Mexico Press.

      Today, modern Hopi artists continue to make exquisite Kachina dolls, and they have become very sought after by a growing number of collectors world-wide. The reader of this new book is able to grasp the art of Kachina wood carvings, and enjoy knowledge behind each doll, through the carvers who make them.5/5(1). Hopi Kachina Dolls I am interested in Amerindian cultures, and find this book on Kachina dolls very well researched, and also very thorough in its presentation. The research is a little dated: it doesn't deal with more recent studies of course, since the book was written in the 70's, but it is still very accurate/5(11).

    "The book beautifully illustrates contemporary Kachina dolls with over exquisite color photographs, and delves into the lives of the carvers who make them." Size: 4to - over 9¾" - . Recently updated, Hopi Kachinas: The Complete Guide to Collecting Kachina Dolls continues to be the best-selling book for identifying and collecting Kachinas. In this comprehensive guide, Barton Wright identifies over dolls, ranging from the more traditional style of dolls to the new ultra-realistic style. Also included are detailed descriptions of the dolls and invaluable buying tips.


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Hopi kachina dolls by Harold Sellers Colton Download PDF EPUB FB2

This little book is a precious glimpse into Hopi religious life. From the very beginning, the reader is indoctrinated into the difference between kachina and katsina dolls and is educated about the important role katsina dolls played in every day Hopi life/5(6).

Hopi Kachina Dolls with a Key to Their Identification Paperback – May 1, by Harold S. Colton (Author)Cited by: 9. Recently updated, Hopi Kachinas: The Hopi kachina dolls book Guide to Collecting Kachina Dolls continues to be the best-selling book for identifying and collecting Kachinas.

In this comprehensive guide, Barton Wright identifies over dolls, ranging from the more traditional style of dolls to the new ultra-realistic by: 5. Hopi Kachina Dolls Hardcover – January 1, by Harold S.

COLTON (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Kachina dolls are carved from cottonwood by Hopi artists in Arizona to represent the many spirits of their religion. Old examples are preserved at the Heard Museum in Phoenix and most of the important Indian museums nationally/5.

Hopi Kachina Dolls. Museum of Northern Arizona, Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#) (Out of Stock) Illustrated throughout with color and black/white images. 32p. A Kachina is a spirit being in the religious beliefs of the Pueblo people. Kachina rituals are practiced by the Hopi, Zuni, Hopi-Tewa and certain Keresan.

Wallmonkeys Kachina Dolls on Exhibit a Kachina Is One of the Deified Ancestral Spirits Be Lieved among the Hopi and Other Pueblo Indians to Visit the Pueblos at Interval S Peel and Stick Wall Decals WM (30 in W x 20 in H).

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Albuquerque Donor Allen County PublicPages: Vintage Hopi Kachina Doll, Hopi Kachina, Left handed Kachina, Hopi original art, signed vintage kachina doll, American Indian collectible Paterica2 5 out.

Although kachina dolls are often given to Hopi children, they are not a toy. From about one-year old until they are ten, Hopi girls receive two dolls each year.

A well-carved kachina doll is easy to admire as a work of art, but the real spirit of tihu is found within. Recently updated, Hopi Kachinas: The Complete Guide to Collecting Kachina Dolls continues to be the best-selling book for identifying and collecting Kachinas.

In this comprehensive guide, Barton Wright identifies over dolls, ranging from the more traditional style of dolls to the new ultra-realistic : Cooper Square Publishing Llc.

Hopi Kachinas. The Complete Guide To Collecting Kachina Dolls. by Barton Wright and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The beautiful diversity of Hopi Kachina dolls is pictorially presented to show past, present, and evolving styles.

These carved representations of ceremonial figures taking part in celebration of the Kachina religion are highly collected by Indian and white peoples alike/5(7).

Much has been written about the popular kachina dolls carved by the Hopi Indians of northern Arizona, but little has been revealed about the artistry behind them.

Now Helga Teiwes describes the development of this art form from early traditional styles to the action-style kachina dolls made popular in galleries throughout the world, and on to the kachina sculptures that have evolved in the last half of. Katsinam are difficult to classify because different Hopi villages have differing ideas about their appearance and their functions.

The late Dr. Harold S. Colton identified different Katsina dolls, and in this book he describes the meaning, the making, and the principal features of all of them. Authentic Zuni and Navajo Kachina Dolls. Hopi artists aren’t the only creators of kachina dolls.

Zuni and Navajo people have their kachina doll traditions as well, although Navajo dolls, mainly, are often constructed of multiple pieces and use other (commercial) materials like feathers and leather for dress and decoration.(For more information, check out our video about distinguishing.

Inspired by the Hopi, students create a wooden sculpture Kachina doll. Step-by-step instructions, resources, and extension activities are included.

Kachina Dolls are gifts given in hope of future abundance and health, as well as tools for education. The Kachina Dolls of today's art market are a bridge not only between the spiritual world and mortals but also between Hopis and non-Hopis.

Each year Kachinas come, they walk upon the earth and they dance to bring life and renewal. Wooden Ears kachina doll by Ryon Polequaptewa (Hopi) Ogre Woman kachina doll by Darrell Kewanwytewa (Hopi) Hotsani kachina doll by Gene Dawahoya (Hopi) Chipmunk kachina doll by Cecil Calnimptewa (Hopi) Item # Sort By Position Name Price Brand.

Show 9 15 30 All per page. View as: Grid List. Items 1 to 9 of 48 total. Shopping Options. Hopi katsina figures, also known as kachina dolls, are figures carved, typically from cottonwood root, by Hopi people to instruct young girls and new brides about katsinas or katsinam, the immortal beings that bring rain, control other aspects of the natural world and society, and act as messengers between humans and the spirit world.

Kachina figures. Medicine Man Gallery specializes in Old Hopi Kachina Dolls. We have a large selection of Antique Hop AND Zuni Kachina Dolls. We are always purchasing Kachinas - single pieces or entire collections.

To the Hopi, kachinas are the spirit essence of everything in the real world. In this highly readable and informative book you'll find a comprehensive guide to Hopi kachina dolls /5.Drawings from an anthropology book of Kachina dolls (tihu-tui) representing kachinas, or spirits, made by the native Pueblo people of the Southwestern U.S.

Masked individuals represent their return to the land of the living from time to time in Kachina dances, beginning with the Soyaluna ceremony in December and ending with the Niman or.