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Headdress

Barkcloth headdress to match the dance skirt (10/1949/1), decorated with seeds and cowrie shells....

Headdress

This 19th century headdress is of a type worn by men during special occasions. Coloured feathers enhance the beauty of the wearer. The birds themselves are the most colourful and...

Akaneta

Feather headdresses are fragile regalia made for special occasions. Their production is often expensive and labour-intensive. Feathers frequently symbolise status and authority and are significant because they relate to the...

Headdress

Acquired by 1st Lieutenant Francis Godolphin Bond on the HMS Providence, which arrived in Matavai Bay, Tahiti, on 9 April 1792. Bond donated this costume to the Devon and Exeter...

Headdress

Presented to Somerset Museum Service by Mrs Molesworth, The Rectory, Huish Episcopi, Langport, Somerset. Transferred to RAMM in 2007. Mrs. Molesworth had acquired the headdress in 1957. According to the donor’s...

Egungun headdress

Worn for occasions where ancestors are honoured. Headdress forms are regarded with different degrees of respect. This is an unusual carving which combines the traditional male ‘hunter’s tuft’ and a...

Headdress

Presented to Somerset Museum Service by Mrs Molesworth, The Rectory, Huish Episcopi, Langport, Somerset. Transferred to RAMM in 2007. Mrs. Molesworth had acquired the headdress in 1957. According to the donor’s...

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