This large white Juju hat with dark brown center makes a bold accent piece on its own or hung as a cluster of several sizes and colors over a bed, sofa or console table. Made of feather and raffia, Juju hats are headdresses worn by tribal chiefs and royal families during ceremonies of the Bamileke people. The Bamileke live in Western Cameroon and have rich cultural traditions dating back centuries. The more colorful the Juju hat, the higher up in society was the person who wore it. When its owner dies, the hat is passed down to the next in line who will inherit the wealth and status of the deceased.
Dimensions: Approximately 30-32” diameter. Due to the handmade nature of this item, no two are identical.
Country of Origin: Cameroon