mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear
|Indigenous object name:||Cache-Sexe|
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Kirdi|
|Region/ country:||Cameroon / Nigeria|
|Period:||Mid 20th century|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
The Kirdi inhabit the mountain area in northern Cameroon and eastern Nigeria.
Among these people are the Fali, the Bana, the Kapsiki and the Guilli. The women and girls wear pubic cloths that are made of colourful glass beads. These pubic cloths are worn on special occasions and used for traditional (dance) festivities. Such a ceremonial pubic cloth is called 'pikuran'. After 1960 were not used anymore.
Here are two used original ethnic ‘pikurans'. Also known as 'Kirdi pubic apron’ or ‘beaded dance apron'.
The apron is made of: beads and shells.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.
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May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
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Asian African Art is a gallery specialized in authentic ethnographic art from varied tribes in Africa and Asia, based in the Netherlands.
Besides the ethnographic art, we have a specialism in golden collectible coins.
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