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Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | 51-26 | Provenience: Hawaii Island | People or Culture: Hawaiian | Object: Feather lei (Lei hulu) ["u" written over "a" crossed out] | Material: Mamo (Drepanis pacifica) feathers, silk ribbon, velvet ribbon, silk thread, apapane (Himatione sanguinea) feathers | Description: Lei of orange-yellow mamo feathers with black tips. One end finished with cap of magenta silk threads with yellow silk ribbon attached. Other end has red apapane feathers, yellow silk ribbon, and black silk velvet ribbon attached. Mamo were endemic on Hawaii Island. | Dimensions: (in cm.) l. 53.0 cm. w. 3.0 cm. | Collection: Gift of Mrs. Wayne Nash Garwood, 8/17/81 [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 191475 | Field No. | Neg. No. | Acc. 3526Catalog Number: 191475.nosubDescription: neck ornamentMaterials: feather; mamo - Hawaiian honeycreeper, feather; apapane - Hawaiian honeycreeper, silk, silk thread, velvetCultural Attribution: SāmoanAccession Number:  W. N. Garwood (Gift)Accession Year: 1981Collector/Source: Mrs. Wayne N. Garwood, NashEMu IRN: 1095378GUID: dba1ed61-c3d8-4542-ad86-df7bb8903552
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