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kukui nut lei (necklace)
  • unknown Kanaka Maoli (Hawaiian) maker
  • kukui nut lei (necklace), late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • kukui nuts, ribbon
  • Object Length: 43.5 cm
    Object Length: 17 1/8 in
  • Gift of Fritz W. Forbes
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3996
Label Text

The single strand of light brown mottled kukui nuts is strung on black grosgrain ribbon. There is a knot between each nut.