Hawaiian feather lei made of fluffy yellow feathers and a yellow ribbon at either end. Traditionally, feather leis would have been worn only by women of the noble class, known as the ali'i. Purchased in 1922 by Stephen W. Phillips.
S.W.P./ Large feather lei/Dyed duck feathers/ but made in the old time way on/Main Bot 1922 (handwritten note in pencil on brown paper)
- 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 Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
- Reference Notes
- Art Conservation Handout www.bishopmuseum.org/research/pdfs/cnsv-feathers.pdf