Lei niho palaoa
Ivory (whale), hair, plant (olona)
24 x 15 cm
Only one of the two olona (Touchardia latifolia) tying cords remain intact. A few strands of braided hair are severed. 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