Feather, plant (olona)
31.75 x 72 cm
This ahuula belonged to Bernice Pauahi and was worn by her when a child. It is made up of red iiwi (Vestiaria coccinea) feathers and black and yellow oo (Moho spp.) feathers. It has a background of yellow oo. It has a central horizontal crescent of red iiwi with the left third of black oo joined diagonally. Two triangles of red iiwi are on its left front edge. Two triangles of black oo are on its right front edge. Its net backing is made of olona (Touchardia latifolia) fiber.
This object is associated with Bernice Pauahi Bishop
Collection Name: Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop Collection