Kachina Doll

Kachina Doll

Description

Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund.

Kachina Doll (Kokopol), late 19th century.

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Brooklyn Museum

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Brooklyn Museum

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No known copyright restrictions by the institutions of the Brooklyn Museum

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