Katsinmana Carving - Hopi
Hopi Katsinmana (Katsina Maiden)
Hand carved by award-winning artist Sunaweuma (Dino Patterson) from a single piece of cottonwood root, except for the rasp and evergreens held in the hands. Dino is from the Hopi Roadrunner and Greasewood Clans. Dino was taught carving by his brother and brother-in-law, and has been carving katsinas for over 30 years.
This sculpture measures approx. 12 inches high, including 1.5 inch base, and 4.25 inches wide.
Exquisite craftsmanship, photo does not do justice to the beauty of this piece!