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The art of featherwork in old Hawai'i

Author: John Dominis Holt
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawai'i : Topgallant Pub. Co., 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes in detail various aspects of Hawaiian featherwork. Discusses each garment or object in regard to its artistic design and appearance, its symbolic significance, the genealogical and heraldic implications in its design and its practical uses and historic importance.
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Holt, John Dominis.
Art of featherwork in old Hawai'i.
Honolulu, Hawai'i : Topgallant Pub. Co., 1985
(OCoLC)891420797
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dominis Holt
ISBN: 0914916688 9780914916680
OCLC Number: 13165036
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: First encounters --
The birds --
Cultural manifestations --
Lei hulu --
Kāhili --
Akua hulu manu --
Mahiole --
Capes and cloaks.
Responsibility: John Dominis Holt.

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Describes in detail various aspects of Hawaiian featherwork. Discusses each garment or object in regard to its artistic design and appearance, its symbolic significance, the genealogical and heraldic implications in its design and its practical uses and historic importance.

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