Figurehead

Object number
38.3
Creator
Unknown
Date
circa 1910
Description
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."
Materials
wood
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur Curtiss James, Com.
Object Type
figureheads (prow ornaments)
Subjects
Aloha (Yacht)
Related People & Organizations
James, Arthur Curtiss, Commodore (associated)