Feather, plant (olona), textile
40 x 78.2 cm
This ahuula belonged to Queen Emma and was worn when a child at the Royal School. It is made up of red iiwi (Vestiaria coccinea) feathers and black and yellow oo (Moho spp.) feathers. It has a background of red iiwi feathers. Two pairs of yellow oo crescents, one pair running close to the neckline. Two pairs of yellow oo half crescents are on both the left and right front edges. A band of yellow oo runs along its lower border. A thin band of alternating black and yellow oo sections run along the neckline. Its net backing is made of olona (Touchardia latifolia) fiber.
This object is associated with Emma
Collection Name: Queen Emma Collection