Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Na Hulu Ali'i

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Painstakingly constructed by hand of plant fiber and precious feathers from endemic birds of Hawai'i, feather cloaks and capes provided spiritual protection to Hawaiian chiefs for centuries while proclaiming their royal status. Few of the artworks known as n? hulu ali'i, or royal feathers, survive today except in museums and private collections. Through photographs and scholarly essays, Royal Hawaiian Featherwork highlights approximately seventy-five rare examples of the finest featherwork extant: capes and cloaks ('ahu'ula ...

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Na Hulu Ali'i 2015, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824855888

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Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Na Hulu Ali'i 2015, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824855871

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