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Necklace (Lei Niho Palaoa)

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Necklace (Lei Niho Palaoa)

Hawaii, South Pacific

Necklace (Lei Niho Palaoa), 19th century

Human hair, sperm whale ivory, and fiber

10 x 8 x 2 1/4 in. (25.4 x 20.3 x 5.7 cm)

Acquired through the generosity of Susan Lynch

2010.055