Kahili paa lima
Feather, ivory, shell (turtle), plant (wood)
138.5 x 24.5 x 24.5 cm
This kahili paa lima is made of black feathers with white feathers filling the core. Red and yellow feathers make up the papale (hat) and pau (skirt) of the kahili. The handle, 78 cm long, is made of turtle shell rings of two tones in alternating sections. The base of the handle is tipped with whale ivory.