1960s Hopi Dance Tableta

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1960s Hopi Dance Tableta
$ 525.00 +shipping

Circa 1960s hand carved and hand painted Hopi Dance Tableta.  Measures about 15" x 11".  Made from plywood, decorated with bright paint, symbols for rain and real feathers, with two (2) butterfly maidens on the front.  Feathers missing from the back as pictured.  Tabletas are made by a male relative and gifted to a young maiden.  Typically secured by a circle of corn husk to thread the hair through, along with leather straps and string  but are missing from this piece. In very good used condition, signs of wear commensurate with age. Tabletas are now rare to acquire.

 

Sku: 202993