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Feathered Ceremonial Bamileke dancing hat from Cameroon, also used as a decorative wall hanging accessory. Feathers in rich shades of magenta and cream white tones. Woven grass base for structure, hats can be compressed and wrapped for storage. When opened, hat measures approx 27 inches in diameter by 7.5 inches in depth. When compressed, hat measures approx 13 inches diameter by 11 inches in depth. African Art, Tribal Art, African headdress, costume, hat, ethnographic Art, African folk art, collectible African arts, African ceremonial hat, decorative hat, decorative home decor wall accessory. Property of a New York Private Collection. ‘The Juju Hat or as they are called in Cameroon the Bamileke or Tyn hats from the Bamileke tribes have come a long way from being traditional ceremonial headdress to adourning beautiful interior designer homes as contemporary wall hangings. For hundreds of years the Bamileke tribes have been creating these hats for their tribal chiefs, royal families and dignitaries to wear during tribal ceremonies. Often

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African Art Bamileke Ceremonial Feather Hat

Estimate $100 - $1,000Jan 15, 2020
Starting Price $1
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