Dora Deen Frank Navajo Hano Clown Fisherman Kachina Carving
Artist: Navajo carver Dora Deen Frank
Medium: Cottonwood root with leather sashes, and corn husks, fringe on moccasins, wooden fishing pole with fish on end of "line", fur hair, painted leather skirt
Size: 2 1/8" round cottonwood base/ 5 3/8" H x 2 1/2" Deep x 2 1/2" Across
The Hano Clown or "Koshari" entertains at dances and ceremonies. Their antics are amusing, but not what would be expected as normal behavior in the villages! They are both sacred and profane! Dora Deen has captured the true personality of a Hano Clown in this detailed carving!