Lei niho palaoa
Ivory (whale), hair, plant (olona)
28 x 15 cm
The label on the whale tooth pendant reads, "no Kamaka ia Kaimualii no Kapiolani". A few strands of braided hair are severed. The tying cords of olona (Touchardia latifolia) are intact. A thin strand of cordage has a red strand of cotton intertwined into it.
Collection Name: Kapiolani-Kalanianaole Collection