11 1/4" Tall Early 1900's Hopi Indian Heheya Katsina
We are offering a vintage early 1900's Hopi Heheya Indian Katsina/Kachina Cottonwood Doll. An earlier doll, has the "belly-ache" hands. Heheya appears in pairs with Soyoko. In very good condition. No breaks or loss. Paint is all original with minimal signs of wear. Retains original hanging string and original feathers on the top of head. Measures 11 1/4" tall (excluding base). From the collection of Wendell Gates (1911-2000), professor of art at San Jose State, purchased circa 1944-45 while residing in Denver, Colorado. Tag reads "Hopi Indian".