Featherless Headdresses

Feather Headdresses

Bamileke, Cameroon

Material: Feathers

Location: Strathmore Business School

Brilliant red feather headdresses are worn by warriors of the Bamileke people who have rendered a great service to the king (Fon). These headdresses were traditionally worn by members of the Aka society after an elephant hunt with a beaded mask with Large ears representing an elephant.