Cloak consisting of bundles of yellow, red, and black feathers tied in overlapping rows to a netted foundation made of plant fibers. Mainly red, with wide yellow border at bottom and yellow diamonds arrayed over the entire surface. Aristocratic regalia, worn only by men.
Received from various sources, pre-1929
Current & Past Exhibitions:
In A Rush? Take a Quick Tour of The Museum ( Sep 1996 - Jun 1997)
Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010)
[Book] Hall, Henry U. 1923. Two Hawaiian Feather Garments, Ahuula. Vol. XIV, No. 1. 34-46. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. I
[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 93, Fig. 28, (above)
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1964. "Hawaiian Feudalism". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 6 (2): 14-27.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19
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