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Cloak

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Object Number:
29-58-155
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Hawaiian
Provenience:
Hawaiian Islands
Date Made:
19th Century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1900
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Feather
Plant Fiber
Technique:
Featherwork
Description:
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.
Length:
138cm
Width:
272cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Hall, Henry U. 1923. Two Hawaiian Feather Garments, Ahuula. Vol. XIV, No. 1. 34-46. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. I
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[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)
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[Article] Davenport, William H. 1964. "Hawaiian Feudalism". Expedition. 6 (2): 14-27. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19
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