Long hair Kachina doll
Carved wood (cottonwood) and natural pigments
Height: 7 ¼ in. (19.5 cm)
Ex private collection, Venice Beach, California
This kachina figure has long, thick black hair hence its Hopi name (Angak'China, the long-haired kachina). When this kachina spirit comes, he brings a soft gentle rain that is good for the crops. His song is very melodic. His loose hair is perceived as representing falling rain.