Hawaiian multi-colored feather lei with yellow silk ribbons at either end. The feathers on this lei lay flat and tight along the horizontal, with yellow, red and green bands of feathers. Tradtionally, the lei would have been worn by high-status - or ali'i - women.
"Hawaiian Leis/from Honolulu 1920" and "Hawaiian Feather/Leis 1920" (2 white paper labels with red borders, handwritten)
- Location of origin
- Pacific Island Group
- Associated Building
- Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
- Object type
Hawaii (United States)
Hawaii county (Hawaii) [county]
- Descriptive terms
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the Stephen Phillips Charitable Memorial Trust for Historic Preservation
- Reference Notes
- www.bishopmuseum.org/research/pdfs/cnsv-feathers.pdf Art Conservation Handout