Native American Hopi Carved Mudhead Katsina Doll


Native American Hopi Carved Mudhead Katsina Doll by Larson Chapella

The Mudhead (Koyemsi) leads the racers into the village and challenges villagers in contests to prove their strength. During the rests in a dance, Mudheads may engage in games with the boys and girls in the audience. At other times, only a single Mudhead may appear as a drummer for a group. Should a dancer not have the proper mask or be late in arriving, he can easily become a Mudhead by donning that mask. These Katsinam appear in almost every Hopi dance. This wonderful Mudhead is emerging from the Kiva. A great piece of artwork by Larson Chapella.


18 in. tall


Larson Chapella--0414

Special Price $1,600.00 Regular Price $2,500.00
In stock
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