African Tribal Art - Cache-sexe, Cameroon

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Seeds, insect carapaces, fiber
Early to mid-20th century
9" (22.8 cm) long, 5" (12.7 cm) wide
Ex. Cathryn Cootner, Sonoma

This unusual cache-sexe is in excellent condition, and when worn makes a lovely sound. Ref. A World of Belts by Anne Leurquin, pg 44. "These seeds are appreciated for their fragrance. The insect carapaces serve as bells."


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