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mar 25, 1780 - ‘Ahu ‘ula (feather cape)

Description:

late 18th Century
Feathers and fiber
Hawaii
• Hawaiian male nobility wore feather cloaks and capes for ceremonies and battles
• Across Polynesia the color red was associated with both gods and chiefs
• In Hawaii yellow feathers were equally valuable due to scarcity

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

mar 25, 1780
Now
~ 238 years ago

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