161107-08 Hopi Kachina Doll
A fine doll in excellent condition.
This Kachina is beneficial to agriculture because he destroys harmful rodents. He symbolizes intelligence, wisdom and a good hunt. The Owl appears in the Mixed Dances. He is best known for his interactions with the Clown Dancers. He watches the Clown Dancers' poor behavior with strong disapproval. When the Clown Dancers are finished performing, the Owl Kachina whips them with yucca blades to punish them.