African Tribal Art - Pikuran, Cache-sex, Mandara Mountains, Cameroon

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Pikuran, cache-sex
Kirdi peoples,
Mandara Mountains, Cameroon
Iron, leather
The row of spikes is 6.5" (16.5 cm) wide by 4.75" (12 cm) high
Early to mid-20th century
Worn by young women, th
e spikes on this cache-sex curve up when worn - it's difficult to see this in the photo above. Please see photo below from the book Africa Adorned by Angela Fisher. 


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