Navajo Crazy Rattle Kachina by Largo

$56.00

The Rattle Kachina appears as a runner Kachina during the spring dances to race against the men of the village. During the race the Kachina will usually give his a opponent a lead then takes off after them, if he catches his opponent the Rattle Kachina will punish him, usually by whipping him with yucca whips. but if a person were to beat the Rattle Kachina in his race, a prize of some sort is given as a reward. The Rattle Kachina doll has a dome like head with a feather on top, and will usually have one or more yucca whips in his hands along with a rattle.

This Kachina doll was hand crafted by Navajo artist Largo.

Details

  • Tribe: Navajo
  • Artist: Largo
  • Height: 10″
  • Age: Contemporary
  • Materials: Wood, Suede, Vinyl (skirt) Rabbit Fur, Bird Feathers
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Description

The Rattle Kachina appears as a runner Kachina during the spring dances to race against the men of the village. During the race the Kachina will usually give his a opponent a lead then takes off after them, if he catches his opponent the Rattle Kachina will punish him, usually by whipping him with yucca whips. but if a person were to beat the Rattle Kachina in his race, a prize of some sort is given as a reward. The Rattle Kachina doll has a dome like head with a feather on top, and will usually have one or more yucca whips in his hands along with a rattle.

This Kachina doll was hand crafted by Navajo artist Largo.

 

Details

  • Tribe: Navajo
  • Artist: Largo
  • Height: 10″
  • Age: Contemporary
  • Materials: Wood, Suede, Vinyl (skirt) Rabbit Fur, Bird Feathers

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