- Museum number
Cape made of olona fibre netting covered with yellow honey creeper feathers except for a neckband of black ones.
- Production date
- 19thC (likely)
Height: 41 centimetres
Width: 72.50 centimetres
Depth: 1 centimetres
- Curator's comments
See William T. Brigham, 'Hawaiian Feather Work', Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press, 1899, pp.65-66, fig. 71
Brigham's description: 'Cape of yellow oo with a narrow cervical and frontal border of black oo. According to Scott Wilson the yellow feathers of this cape are mamo, and he is probably right. The cape looks like the beginning of a royal robe.'
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1990 20 Oct-9 Dec, Japan, Tokyo, Setagaya Art Museum, Treasures of the British Museum, cat. no.217
1991 5 Jan-20 Feb, Japan, Yamaguchi, Prefectural Museum of Art, Treasures of the British Museum, cat. no.217
1991 9 Mar-7 May, Japan, Osaka, National Museum of Art, Treasures of the British Museum, cat. no.217
- Acquisition notes
- Acquisition details unknown. In the collections of the British Museum pre 1900.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc????D6.136 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: 27 (Brigham catalogue number)