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SIVU-I-QUIL TAKA - HK3405

SIVU-I-QUIL TAKA - HK3405

SKU: 900104747

Availability: In stock

$64.99

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Sivu-i-quil Taka is hand carved & hand painted by Orlin Honyumptewa.
Sivu-i-quil Taka is hand carved and hand painted by Orlin Honyumptewa. Sivu-i-quil Taka (Pot Carrier Man) is known by many names depending on what role he appears in. He can appear as a runner or with a maiden who walks behind him stirring the pot he carries on his back. He has many names as well "Matya, Malatsma, Malachpeta, Matyso, and of course Sivu-i-quil. He appears in the Mixed Kachina Dances. The katsina doll is made of cottonwood tree root, it is light and soft to hold. Hopi's recognize the cottonwood tree as a promise of water, where a cottonwood tree grows there is water. The katsina doll stands at 7" tall and 3 1/2'' wide. This katsina doll is one of a kind item.
$64.99