Hopi Polimana or Butterfly Girl Katsina Doll by Manuel Denet Chavarria


An outstanding and dramatic Butterfly Girl doll with large very old style tableta, inspired by an historic Hopi carving that Manuel saw. . The face of the traditional Hopi girl is simply beautiful. Traditionally carved from cottonwood root and finished in his iconic distressed style. This is an outstanding and major example of his work. Manuel is a renowned traditional carver and winner of the prestigious Best of Class ribbon for wooden figurative carving at the 2022 Santa Fe Indian Market.

Size 17.5” tall with tableta x 10” wide
Condition New (it just looks old!)
Provenance Collection of the artist

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