Cache-Sexe 
Kirdi (Matakam) Tribe, Cameroon
Early 20th century
Trade beads, jute filament, brass bead closure
L: 5 in :: 12.7 cm

The term cache-sexe refers to a covering or modesty apron. Kirdi cache-sexe were worn for celebrations, rituals, and rites of passage. They served to protect against the evil eye, yet also to attract attention.

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Vicki Shiba :: Cache-Sexe, Kirdi (Matakam) Tribe, Cameroon
Vicki Shiba :: Cache-Sexe, Kirdi (Matakam) Tribe, Cameroon
Vicki Shiba :: Cache-Sexe, Kirdi (Matakam) Tribe, Cameroon