Kahili paa lima
Feather, ivory, shell (turtle), plant (wood)
142 x 21 x 21 cm
This kahili paa lima is made of black feathers with white feathers filling the core. Purple and white brocaded fabric with matching frayed ribbon make up the papale (hat) and pau (skirt) of the kahili. Yellow ribbon is tied to the base of the featherwork. The handle, 61 cm long, has become separated from its top. It is made up of sections of wood, turtle shell rings and ivory. Recorded as being a pair to 00097.