Plant (ko, cotton)
34 x 34 x 7 cm
Papale ie. This hat is made of pua ko, sugar cane tassel (Saccharum officinarum). The stem of the inflorescence was stripped, plaited into a long braid and sewn together to form the hat. A fancy scalloped edge was woven on one side of the braid to create the hat's design.
Collection Name: Hawaiian National Museum Collection