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By Mele Kalikmaka. "Poinsettia," 80" x 82", created before 1933. The poinsettia has inspired many quilt motifs in Hawaii.

Used as a medicinal tea by the Hawaiians. The Laua'e means health and long life.

QUEEN KAPI’OLANI’S FAN QUILT, early 20th century (Hawaii) . A good photo. A single-piece applique feather and fan design in red on white background with floral applique border. It has close contour hand-quilting. American Museum Bath: Classic Quilts Research; photo by feesiebaby (UK)