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neck ornament

neck ornament
H87 Neck or hair ornament (lei) of red and olive green feathers from two kinds of honeyeater bird. The feathers are mounted on a core of bark fibre from the olona rain forest shrub. Hawaiian Islands 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Paul Ovenden
 
Summary:
H000087-004 - 27/8/1894, neck ornament, , , Hawaii, United States of America, Pacific
Item Name:
neck ornament
Label:
Neck or hair ornament (lei) of red and olive green feathers from two kinds of honeyeater bird. The feathers are mounted on a core of bark fibre from the olona rain forest shrub. Collected from the Hawaiian Islands during Cook's third voyage to the Pacific, 1778.
Province/State:
Hawaii
Country:
United States of America
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
27/08/1894
Registration Number:
H000087-004
Associated Stories:
Cook collection - history of acquisition
Captain James Cook's Pacific Voyages
Cook Collection - Hawaii
Cook's Pacific Voyages - Trade and Exchange
Endeavour's Destinations 1769-1770