- Marquesan artist
- Uhikana (headdress), 1800-1807
- Coconut fiber, mother of pearl, tortoise shell, tapa
- Marquesas Islands
- L: 33 7/8 in, dia.: 4 5/8 in (L: 86.0 cm, dia.: 11.7 cm)
- Gift of Captain William Richardson, 1807
East India Marine Society Collection
Headdress or uhikana made of broad band of coconut fiber with a disc of pearl shell attached. Elaborately carved turtle shell disc superimposed over the pearl shell.