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cache-sexe (pubic covering)
  • Maasai peoples
  • cache-sexe (pubic covering), mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Kenya
  • leather, beads, metal, synthetic string
  • Object Length/Width: 31.5 x 14 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 3/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0859

This leather panel has two leather ties and large blue and white beads sewn on the left and right sides. There are large metal beads sewn along the bottom edge. There are two upside down U shapes in red, green, blue and white at the bottom.