Lei Hulu (Feather Lei)
Credit LinePurchase from Julius Carlebach
Kanaka ʻŌiwi (Hawaiian) artist, Lei Hulu (Feather Lei), Before 1860. Feathers and cordage; 22 1/2 in. x 2 in. Denver Art Museum: Native Arts acquisition funds, 1949.4307
Dimensionslength: 22.5 in, 57.1500 cm; depth: 2 in, 5.0800 cm
CollectionArts of Oceania
This object is currently on view
Known ProvenanceUnamed whaling family, around 1800. Unknown owner, Bedford, MA, 1860; Collection of (or purchase by) Julius Carlebach [July 28, 1909- October 13, 1964], New York, NY, before 1949; Denver Art Museum, 1949.
- “Islands Beyond Blue: Niki Hastings-McFall & Treasures from Oceania” — Denver Art Museum, 5/14/2023