Cover of: Kachina dolls | Helga Teiwes

Kachina dolls

the art of Hopi carvers
  • 160 Pages
  • 2.97 MB
  • English
University of Arizona Press , Tucson
Kachinas, Hopi wood-carving, Hopi art, Wood-carving -- Arizona -- Technique, Cottonwood -- Social aspects -- Ar


Arizona, Ari

StatementHelga Teiwes ; with photographs by the author ; historical photographs by Forman Hanna.
ContributionsHanna, Forman, 1882-1950.
LC ClassificationsE99.H7 T38 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 160 p., [24] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1535346M
ISBN 100816512264, 0816512647
LC Control Number91013289

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The book beautifully illustrates contemporary Kachina dolls from the American Southwest. Contains over color photographs of the twenty- five artists who are featured in this book.

Book and BroDart protected jacket are without faults. Kachina dolls history begins with the Hopi people, who were first to create Kachina dolls, as a way to teach children about Kachinas. During the season when the Kachinas visit the visible world, Hopi men dress in Kachina costumes to perform dances and ceremonies, in order to.

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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 katsina figures (Hopi language: tithu or katsintithu), 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 Dolls book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Much has been written about the popular kachina dolls carved by the Hopi Ind /5(6). A Hopi Indian will tell you that a kachina is a supernatural being who is impersonated by a man wearing a mask. Small wooden dolls carved in the likenesses of the various kachinas are used to help teach Hopi children the tribal religion and traditions/5.

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They are made from cottonwood root as a teaching tool to represent children not only men kind but spiritual and natural elements of life in Hopi religion. Kachinas are difficult to classify because different Hopi pueblos have different ideas about their appearance and their functions.

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By studying and collecting. The dolls are individually hand-crafted and painted. Only the highest quality materials are used including real deer skin leather, rabbit furs, turkey and pheasant feathers, and paints. Each kachina is signed and numbered for authenticity.

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The first kachina doll was collected from the Hopi in by Dr. Palmer, a U.S. Army surgeon. Afterwards more dolls were picked up by travelers and the first photographs were taken in the 19th century.

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Traditional, or Old-Style, Kachina Dolls were simple carvings given to Hopi children to teach them about their culture and the Kachinas that would be visiting during the upcoming ceremony.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.