Lei niho palaoa
Ivory (whale), hair, plant (olona)
23 x 11 cm
The two olona (Touchardia latifolia) tying cord are intact. The strands of braided hair are finely done. The pendant is made from whale tooth. This is one of six lei niho palaoa that came to the museum from the royal residence, Washington Place.
Collection Name: Liliuokalani Collection