The decorative headdress of the Hani or Akha people are decorated by their owner and each is unique. Silver coins, monkey fur, and dyed chicken feathers are just a few of the things that might decorate the headdress.
The Chinese Officials Winter Hat is comprised of a skull cap with an upturned brim, usually made of red, yellow and black silks, with insignias stitched in to the design. These hats are topped with knobs of different materials, signifying an Officials rank.
The Chinese Silk Cap is a small round cap, made up of colourful panels of silk stitched together. These caps will often have gold dragons or other traditional Chinese decorative patterns, as well as a long braided plait leading from under the cap.