African Tribal Art - Beaded cache-sex, Mandara Mountains, Cameroon

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Beaded cache-sex, Kirdi, Cameroon

Pikuran (cache-sex)
Bana Guili people, Mandara Mountains, Cameroon
Seed beads, cotton string, cowrie shells
21" (53.5 cm) wide by 7.25" (18.4 cm) high
Mid 20th century
These colorful cache-sex were worn for celebrations, rituals and rites of passage by women who had reached puberty.


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