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Object #2004-149/18
Object nameKachina, Eototo
Culture of OriginHopi
Maker or ArtistHarold Hunter
MaterialsWood, Paint, White, Red, Black, Green, Fur
TechniquesCarved, Painted
Exhibit LabelEototo is also known as "father" of the kachinas. He is chief of all the kachinas and knows every ceremony. He always leads. He draws cornmeal symbols of clouds on the ground (from the bag in his left hand), calling the clouds to the village for rain for the crops.
DimensionsL: 12 in, W: 3.5 in
SourceMs. Joan Kyle Dietrich
CreditGift of Joan Kyle Dietrich

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