Bone, plant (olona)
4.5 x 3 cm
This makau is made of human bone. It follows a typical Hawaiian form with an incurved point and lower barb. A museum catalogue number has been printed on one side of the fishhook. A line of olona (Touchardia latifolia) is still attached to the top of the shank.
This object is associated with Keelikolani
Collection Name: Princess Ruth Keelikolani Collection