Cloak made of feathers attached to vegetable fibre netting.
- Found/Acquired: Hawaii
- (Oceania,Polynesia,Hawaiian Islands,Hawaii)
- Width: 72 centimetres (neck - from featherwork card)
- Width: 283.5 centimetres (from featherwork card)
- Length: 155 centimetres (from featherwork card)
See A.L. Kaeppler, "L'Aigle" and HMS "Blonde" The Use of History in the Study of Ethnography', p. 30-31, where Kaeppler attributes the route of this cloak to England as the visit of Liholiho to England. "This cloak is with little doubt the one depicted by John Hayter in his portrait of Boki and Liliha.'
See W.T. Brigham, 'Hawaiian Feather Work', Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press, 1899, p.64, no. 24
Brigham description: 'Cloak of iiwi [red] with rhombs of oo [yellow] and a basal border of the same.'
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- Brigham 24 (Catalogue number)
- Oc186?C1.1174 (old CDMS no.)
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Object reference number: EOC2117
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