Plant (ieie, niu)
28 x 28 x 51 cm
Hinai with cover made of twined ieie (Freycinetia arborea). The twining is done using split ieie in a consistent twill over the entire surface. Niu, coconut (Cocos nucifera) cordage, used to suspend the hinai, is attached around the rim of the base. The base tapers at the rim. The cover is done in the same manner as the base, except it has a unique bar incorporated into the weaving across it central depression.
Collection Name: Kapiolani-Kalanianaole Collection