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. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum . heking in return for a decoration conferred on him by His Majesty. This cape measures in breadth 32 inches; in depth on the back 14.5 inches andon the front there is a slight inequality in the two sides, the left is 8.2 while the rightis 9 inches. The cape is yellow 00, the feathers long and handsome; in the centre is acrescent 3.2 inches wide in the middle and 20.5 inches from point to point, of red iiwiso well preserved as to resemble apapane in richness; two half-crescents are on eachfront border of the same iiwi; the neck-band is of iiwi with

. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum . heking in return for a decoration conferred on him by His Majesty. This cape measures in breadth 32 inches; in depth on the back 14.5 inches andon the front there is a slight inequality in the two sides, the left is 8.2 while the rightis 9 inches. The cape is yellow 00, the feathers long and handsome; in the centre is acrescent 3.2 inches wide in the middle and 20.5 inches from point to point, of red iiwiso well preserved as to resemble apapane in richness; two half-crescents are on eachfront border of the same iiwi; the neck-band is of iiwi with Stock Photo
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1355 x 1844 px | 22.9 x 31.2 cm | 9 x 12.3 inches | 150dpi

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. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum . heking in return for a decoration conferred on him by His Majesty. This cape measures in breadth 32 inches; in depth on the back 14.5 inches andon the front there is a slight inequality in the two sides, the left is 8.2 while the rightis 9 inches. The cape is yellow 00, the feathers long and handsome; in the centre is acrescent 3.2 inches wide in the middle and 20.5 inches from point to point, of red iiwiso well preserved as to resemble apapane in richness; two half-crescents are on eachfront border of the same iiwi; the neck-band is of iiwi with seven yellow spots, four onthe right side, three on the left. Both the feathered side and the net substratum aresufficiently shown on the accompanying figures, 43 and 44. THE KEKAULIKE CAPE.This striking cape is of considerable size, the extreme breadth being 45 inches;depth behind 18.7 inches, in front 14.7 inches. The net is very fine in mesh. Whilethe base of the cape is iiwi red, the curious split crescents of 00 yellow dart across the *M. FIGS. 43 AND 44. KAUMUAUI CAPE, OBVERSE AND REVERSE. THE KEKAULIKE CAPE. 49 field like flashes of lightning: there is also a yellow border, rather narrow; three curvedtriangles on either front edge, those on the left being yellow with an intermediate blackone, while on the other the order of colors is reversed, the yellow being in the middleso that when worn the edges brought the two colors together. In front of these trianglesis a narrow border of yellow, red and black. The arrangement is so peculiar that adiagram has been made to show the two edges in juxtaposition. Fig. 52. The feathersabout the neck have gone to some extent and their place has been filled by a red tape

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