KIRDI BEADED APRONS, Northern Cameroon

These Kirdi aprons have been vetted as authentic.

 

KIRDI
Apron 12
19.5" long
$150

KIRDI
Apron 26
17" long
$150

KIRDI
Apron 6
19.5" long
$150

KIRDI
Apron 7
18" long
$150

KIRDI
Apron 9
19" long
$150

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

KIRDI, BEADED APRONS, Northern Cameroon

Kirdi beaded aprons, cache-sex jewelry called "pikuran", denote age, status and social condition. They were worn to attract attention and protect against evil.

Our examples show a wide range of colorful, abstact patterns. The colors shown above are generally inaccurate. We have started to re-photograph the aprons but please inquire about the true colors if any of the aprons is of interest.

Length is longest length/width of beadwork, without string.


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