Lei Niho Palaoa (Human Hair and Whale Bone Ivory Neck Ornament)
Unidentifed Kanaka Maoli maker
Hair, whale bone ivory, fiber cord
Overall: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Place Made: Hawaii, Polynesia, Oceania
Not on view
Changing Traditions in Pacific Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 38, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 7-November 10, 2002.
Peoples of Oceania: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-30, 1995.
The Art of War: Melanesian and Polynesian Expressions of Beauty and Violence, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 27-May 13, 2001.
Source unknown; donated to Dartmouth College, in the late 18th or 19th century; catalogued, 1913.
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