530 Puna Hala

The Hala tree grows in abundance around the coastal areas here. Hawaiians of old used the plant for so many purposes. I've used the dried fruit sections as paint brushes, and made bracelets from the dried leaves, called lauhala weaving.

Hanging scroll of dye on charmeuse silk with wax resist with wooden dowels in sewn sleeve top and bottom. In the Asian tradition, these light, vertical, original paintings are great for many locations on home or office walls and are easily rolled for shipping.