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Object #1998-83/31
Object nameJacket, Woman's
Culture of OriginShama clan, Suondi, Nuosu, Yi
Maker or ArtistShamamo Aga
MaterialsCotton, Cloth, Braids, Green, Yellow
DimensionsL: 60.0 x 39.0 cm, W: 54.0 cm
Exhibit LabelEverything this young woman wears is characteristic of the Soundi area - high hat, brightly appliqued jacket, square wool cape with false sleeves, skirt with bright narrow bands at the bottom, and square purse. Heavy, chain earrings display her wealth.
SourceMuseum Expedition - Anthropology Division
CreditGift of the Blakemore Foundation

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