Traditionally the Juju hat, Bamiléké feather headdress or Tyn hat, is a headdress worn by the royal dancers of the Bamiléké tribes during important ceremonies held by the tribal chief.
They symbolize prosperity and are believed to posses the positive qualities of birds and the beauty as well as fragility of life.
The headdresses are made of natural or dyed chicken feathers as well as various wild bird feathers. The feathers are stitched onto a woven raffia support that can be folded or unfolded.
The juju hat, which can be used as a spectacular eye-catching wall decor, has, over the years, become one of the most « must have » decor object.
20 in. (diameter)