Artist:She-we-na (Zuni Pueblo)
Medium: Wood, feather, cotton, fur, pigment, hair, hide
Dates:late 19th century
Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 5 7/16 x 2 1/4 in. (39.1 x 13.8 x 5.7 cm)
Accession Number: 07.467.8417
Catalogue Description: Helele or Hilili are participants in a dance often chosen by a kiva to perform after the winter solstice ceremonies. This is possibly the Hilili Kachina known as the Corn Hilili. He wears a helmet style mask with long beard and feathered top. On his shoulders he wears a fur cape, body is painted red and he wears a painted dance skirt and sash. His chest and arms are painted red. He wears blue hide boots with red trim and has yarn tied around his calves.