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Africa | Ceremonial / masquerade headdress from Bamenda, Bameka region, Cameroon | Fabric, wood, cowrie shells and glass beads | ca. 1900

Africa | Ceremonial / masquerade headdress from Bamenda, Bameka region, Cameroon | Fabric, wood, cowrie shells and glass beads | ca. 1900

Africa | Beaded head ~ atwonzen ~ from the Dschang region, West Bamileke, Cameroon | Wood core, covered in fabric embroidered with glass beads and cowrie shells | ca. 19th century

Africa | Beaded head ~ atwonzen ~ from the Dschang region, West Bamileke, Cameroon | Wood core, covered in fabric embroidered with glass beads and cowrie shells | ca. 19th century

Ashetu - ceremonial hat, Bamileke people, Cameroon, West Africa, 20th c. hemp. 12" x 7" x 7" (18 x 18 x 30.5 cm) via Material Culture

Ashetu - ceremonial hat, Bamileke people, Cameroon, West Africa, 20th c. hemp. 12" x 7" x 7" (18 x 18 x 30.5 cm) via Material Culture

Cameroon, Grasslands area, Bamun people Chief's Hat First half of the 20th Century

Cameroon, Grasslands area, Bamun people Chief's Hat First half of the 20th Century

ASHETU OR CEREMONIAL HAT, BASED - BAMILEKE PEOPLE, CAMEROON, WEST AFRICA - 20TH C. - WOVEN HEMP

ASHETU OR CEREMONIAL HAT, BASED - BAMILEKE PEOPLE, CAMEROON, WEST AFRICA - 20TH C. - WOVEN HEMP

Africa | Prestige hat ~ Ashetu ~  from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | ca. 1980 | Hand crocheted cotton and wood pith. | This Ashetu hat designates the wearer has a senior title holder holding a high rank. It is usually worn during occasion such installation of chiefs or dedication of new buildings in the place.

Africa | Prestige hat ~ Ashetu ~ from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | ca. 1980 | Hand crocheted cotton and wood pith. | This Ashetu hat designates the wearer has a senior title holder holding a high rank. It is usually worn during occasion such installation of chiefs or dedication of new buildings in the place.

'Cimier' Face mask from the Tikar people of Cameroon. | Bronze and Raffia | Early 20th century

'Cimier' Face mask from the Tikar people of Cameroon. | Bronze and Raffia | Early 20th century

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