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palm leaf fiber hat with bird and flower embellishments
  • Kanaka Maoli (Hawaiian) peoples
  • palm leaf fiber hat with bird and flower embellishments, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Hawaii, United States
  • palm leaf fiber, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17 x 28.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 11/16 x 11 1/4 in
  • Gift of Dr. Lucy J. McAllister
  • Not on display
  • C2017.004
Description

Brimmed hat woven from undyed palm leaf fibers with bird and flower embellishments, also woven from palm leaf fiber.