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Headgear of Ramnami sect
Title Headgear of Ramnami sect
Accession Number 64.1527
Title2 Dancing headgear
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Anthropology
Object Type Anthropology
Main Material Feather
Component Material II Cloth
Component Material III Mixed Material
Manufacturing Technique Printed
Country India
Origin Place Bilaspur, Chhatisgarh
Period / Year of Work 20th century CE
Tribe Ramnami Sect
Dimensions Dia. 18 cm
Detailed Description This is a dancing hat of the followers of Ramnami sect, who are staunch devotees of Lord Rama. The printed cloth used on the headgear repeats the name of Lord Rama in Devanagiri script. The headgear is also decorated with peacock feathers and the structure is made out of twisted hay-stock and wrapped with coloured threads.
Brief Description This is a ceremonial headgear made of peacock feathers and printed cloth with the name of Lord Rama, used by Ramnami sect.