Plant (maia, cotton)
36 x 36 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 mottled dark brown and natural coloration. Some damage present on brim.
This object is associated with Bernice Pauahi Bishop
Collection Name: Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop Collection