X84.1086 Tihu

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Object Name: Tihu of

Cultural Group: Hopi peoples

Place of Origin: Arizona

Date: Circa 1930

Dimensions: H: 29.00 cm, W: 18.00 cm, D: 12.70 cm

Materials Used: Wood, feathers, leather, yarn, fabric, silver, turquoise, string

Credit Line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Mr. Richard M. Cohen. X84.1086


The Talavaykatsina, or Morning Singer Katsina, appears as part of the Bean Dance ceremony. Bean sprouts are tied in bunches as gifts, symbolizing the promise of the coming season.