Kaimoko Family. <em>Headdress (Peue 'Ei)</em>, 19th century. Porpoise teeth, glass beads, coir, diameter: 16 in. (40.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 42.211.105. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.211.105_SL1.jpg)

Headdress (Peue 'Ei)

Artist:Kaimoko FamilyMarquesan

Medium: Porpoise teeth, glass beads, coir

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: diameter: 16 in. (40.6 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H1, 10E

Accession Number: 42.211.105

Image: 42.211.105_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Crown or fillet of porpoise teeth and beads in red and blue attached to a braided band of coconut fiber. Fastened with tapa cord. Worn by a Queen of the Kaimoko family. Condition: good.

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