Cross Legged kachina doll by Carl Bahnimptewa (Hopi)
This Kachina is thought to have originated in a story about a man from Second Mesa who had a crippling disease which left him barely able to walk. Despite his affliction, he was cheerful and always eager to help others. His clothes are always ragged and he is noted for his humorous demeanor.
measurements: 12.5" tall x 10.75" base circumference
Katsina dolls are fragile by nature and may be broken in transit. We do our best to pack them efficiently and carefully, however due to their fragility, transit damage is unavoidable in some cases. Please keep this in mind when purchasing katsina dolls online for shipping. Luckily, katsina dolls do not decrease in value when repaired and can usually be repaired in the comfort of your home using a mixture of wood and super glue for smaller, clean breaks. For more extensive repairs from transit damage, see our returns page or store for details.