Ethnology Collections Database

 Ethnology Collections » Burke Museum Objects » Object Details


Object #1998-83/148
Object nameCape, Woman's
Culture of OriginJielie clan, Adu, Nuosu, Yi
Maker or ArtistJielie Xiemo
MaterialsWool, Black
DimensionsL: 71.0 cm
Exhibit LabelIn addition to being stylish, these capes protect the wearer when she carries a heavy load on her back. This cape was made by a father for his daughter.
SourceMuseum Expedition - Anthropology Division
CreditGift of the Blakemore Foundation

Additional images are available:


Many artworks displayed in the Collection Search are protected by copyright or trademark. If you are interested in reproducing these images, please visit the Reproduction and Use Policy site.
Back to Top