HSAfrica_214

Feather Headdress

SKU: #214. Category: .

Product Description

Contemporary craft Feather Headdress used during royal court affairs, the celebrants of the kingdoms of the Grasslands of Cameroon wear a spectacular headdress known as the Tyn or Juju hat. These contemporary crafts is worn by the chiefs, senior dignitaries, prominent officials and important dancers. This large bright hat consists of multi-coloured/coloured bird feathers. The feathers are carefully sewn onto a raffia fiber base, covered with material on the outside that splays out into a huge circle. When not in use between festivities, the Tyn hat can be neatly folded in on itself for easy storage. The feathers are utilised as rare objects of beauty, as a symbol of prosperity and for the wealth of positive qualities associated with birds.

Additional Information

Colours

Red / Natural Cream / Purple / Marooon / Orange / Natural Brown / Aqua Marine / Pink

Diameter

800

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