FMNH 255989.nosub[1]

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History | 51-29 | Provenance: Hawaii | People or Culture: Polynesian | Description: Kahili (feather fly whisk): black wood handle with silver base; feathers of red & green; mounted around cerise cloth base. | Dimensions: (in cm.) 88 | Collection: Presented by Mrs. L. Byron Nash, January 17, 1949. | Index Guides 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. [LEFT MARGIN] A | 255989 | ENT | Location: Hall F Case 35A Room | Neg. No. | Acc. 2428 [BACK] [ILLUSTRATION] red | green
Catalog Number: 255989.nosub[1]
Description: staff
Materials: feather, wood, metal; silver, cloth
Cultural Attribution: Hawaiian
Accession Number: [2428] L. B. Nash (Gift)
Accession Year: 1949
Collector/Source: Mrs. L. B. Nash, Nash
EMu IRN: 1164237
GUID: e7c14ea6-653f-4a5d-a39b-5b18144d9936

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