Necklace (Lei Niho Palaoa)
Arts of the Pacific Islands
Human hair, sperm whale tooth, fiber
cord: 13 in. (33 cm)
pendant: 3 9/16 in. (9 cm) (show scale)
"2623" Culin number
Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward
Prior to 1902, provenance not yet documented; July 1902, purchased in Hawai‘i by George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward; December 1902, gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward to the Brooklyn Museum.
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Hawaiian. Necklace (Lei Niho Palaoa), before 1902. Human hair, sperm whale tooth, fiber, cord: 13 in. (33 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George C. Brackett and Robert B. Woodward, 02.258.2623. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 02.258.2623_acetate_bw.jpg)
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