Shawl Item Number: Ca35 c from the MOA: University of British Columbia

Description

Shawl that goes with tunic, trousers, and vest (Ca35 a-b, d) to form a suit. The shawl is made of two pieces of white gauze and hand sewn together. There is a woven lime green and white geometric border and short white fringe along both ends.

History Of Use

National men's costume (parts a-d). Made by women by individual order. The shawl (netela) is worn over the right shoulder.

Cultural Context

clothing; national dress