- Hawaiian artist
- Lei niho palaoa (neck ornament), early 19th century
- Human hair, sperm whale tooth, olona fiber
- Gift of Mr. Stephen W. Phillips and Mrs. Stephen H. Phillips, 1925
This large neck ornament is made with dark olona fiber and human hair. A sperm whale tooth is carved to form a hook and positioned at the bottom center of the neck ornament.
- Upcoming Exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; 2015 through Present