Figurehead (prow ornament)
Oak figurehead representing "Lillioukalani", the last queen of Hawaii. Figure painted white with gold painted beads around the neck. Painted gold hair ornaments and sash. Left hand held across heart. Black brace across back. Makers mark: bronze plaque reads: "Figurehead of auxiliary yacht 'Aloha', launched March 23rd, 1910, decommissioned Oct. 15, 1937. Presented by Arthur Curtiss James, Esq."
Credit LineGift of Arthur Curtiss James, Com.
Object Typefigureheads (prow ornaments)
Related People & OrganizationsJames, Arthur Curtiss, Commodore (associated)