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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3640B Marlborough
May 12, 2021 10:00 AMCalender

Hawaiian Feather Necklace, Lei hulu

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3640B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 12, 2021 10:00AM


Hawaiian Feather Necklace, Lei hulu, 19th century, made in the pani'o style, from dyed duck or chicken feathers, the construction technique is called wili paepae, with the feathers bundled and then tied to a central core, lg. 32 in.

Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, Honolulu, Hawaii; Kepoikai collection, Wailaku, Maui.
Estimate $500-700

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