Hopi Kachina the "Butterfly Maiden" by Hopi Artist J. Poleahla Jr. SWT-2009
A beautiful Hopi Kachina "Butterfly Maiden" by Hopi Artist J. Poleahla Jr. The piece is hand-carved & hand-painted.
Polik-mana or Butterfly Maiden is a kachina, or spirit being, in Hopi mythology. Every spring she dances from flower to flower, pollinating the fields and flowers and bringing life-giving rain to the Arizona desert.
The piece is signed by the artist on the base.
Materials & Measurements:
- The butterfly is made of Cottonwood
- The butterfly is approximately 14 3/4" T x 8" W x 7" D