A HOPI TABLITA DANCE WAND

Provenance: Private Dutch collection.

This Tablita is worn by a female as head decoration, during a dance following the Katsina dance season. The Tablita is covered with rain symbols. Generally, dance tablitas are made by male members of a family for use by a female family member

Hopi Indians, United States, Arizona
Early 20th century, canvas, wood and pigment, 58 cm

Price: € 1.800,-