Thursday, February 11, 2016

Kokopelli

"Kokopelli" is a fertility god venerated by some Southwestern American Indian cultures. He is usually depicted as a flute player and believed to preside over childbirth and agriculture. I don't yet know how I will use this 14"x 10" block, but I've wanted to make it for a long time. It's made of wool-felt appliqued onto muslin. All suggestions welcome!



6 comments:

  1. He is so cute! My daughter was putting a Kokopelli figurine in things that were going to Goodwill and I had to rescue him. I cannot let any Indian go to the unknown. For me, I'd probably turn him into wall art.
    xx, Carol

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  2. I agree with Carol - make it into a wall art piece.

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  3. I have always loved Kokopelli. I think he could bring good fortune to your house if you turned him into wall art.

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  4. I have always loved Kokopelli. I think he could bring good fortune to your house if you turned him into wall art.

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  5. Isn't it great when you finally make something you have been wanting to make for a long time? I'm with the majority - a wall hanging. Awesome.

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