Plant (maia, cotton)
34 x 34 x 12 cm
Papale ie. This hat is made of maia, banana (Musa spp.) The outer skin of the banana plant was prepared, stripped, plaited into a long braid and sewn together to the hat. The fiber has a natural overall dark brown color. Deterioration is noticeable on the brim.
This object is associated with Bernice Pauahi Bishop
Collection Name: Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop Collection