1st item: Southwest Indian type doll, Kachina style with red tab ears and cape, arms at the body, 8"H. Early 20th century. 2nd item: Southwest Indian type doll, Kachina style with painted wooden headpiece, hands at body, 12"H. 1950's. 3rd item: Southwest Indian type doll, Kachina style with wooden ear tab and attached string to ear and top of head. 5" H. Circa 1950's. Provenance: Property from the estate of Dorothy Louise Luhrs, PhD, (1910-1972), Archaelogist with University of New Mexico/School of American Research Field School, whose studies and research included the Una Via Chaco Canyon, NM, Largo Canyon, NM, Guatemala, Mexico, and the Hoopa Indian Reservation in northern California. Luhrs was also president of the Southwestern Anthropological Association from 1950-51. Condition: 1st item – Older patina with wear to paint surface. 2nd item – Head piece arch broken in 3 or 4 pieces. 3rd item – Older patina with minor wear to paint.
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