Cameroonian ceremonial Headdress

The Juju hat is a symbol of prosperity, believed to possess the positive qualities of birds and their beauty as well as fragility of life.  It is traditionally worn by the royal dancers during important ceremonies held by the tribal chief.

 

Measurements | 29″

$375.00

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This beautiful headdress is made from feathers and has become a signature piece in recent home design magazines.  It brings dramatic color and reflect the skills of Cameroonian artists.  It is based in tradition but has been adapted for modern homes in a blaze of colors.  Traditionally, It would have been placed on the top of a royal indigo costume and a mask representing the strength of the elephant.  It is  used in the installation of a new chief or to celebrate special visitors..  Contact us if you are interested in other colors.