Marakwet Cheetah Hide Cape SB.1.38

SB.1.38

Cheetah hide cape

Cheetah skin cape. Turkana. Suk. Marakwet. Kenya. No 111. XI.C.5. Cape made from a cheetah skin. Ornaments of this type were attributes of warriors. Cheetah Hide cape worn by men, warriors. See "Suk warrior" (Adamson. 1967: 23); "Marakwet warrior" (Adamson. 1967: 30-31); "Turkana member of Leopard group" (Adamson. 1967: 39); "A group of Turkana at Lodwar" (Adamson. 1967: 46).

Category: Cape

Subject: Cheetah hide

Location: Kenya

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum

Marakwet Cheetah Hide Cape SB.1.38

SB.1.38

Cheetah hide cape

Cheetah skin cape. Turkana. Suk. Marakwet. Kenya. No 111. XI.C.5. Cape made from a cheetah skin. Ornaments of this type were attributes of warriors. Cheetah Hide cape worn by men, warriors. See "Suk warrior" (Adamson. 1967: 23); "Marakwet warrior" (Adamson. 1967: 30-31); "Turkana member of Leopard group" (Adamson. 1967: 39); "A group of Turkana at Lodwar" (Adamson. 1967: 46).

Category: Cape

Subject: Cheetah hide

Location: Kenya

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum