Rain cape

Rice straw is folded and stitched together to construct this cape, which has the functionality and appearance of a thatched roof. The dense layers funnel rain off its surface to keep the wearer dry. People in remote areas of China wear these capes to this day. Notice how bast fibre is used to reinforce the collar.

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What other garments do people use to protect themselves from rain?

responded: Apr 11, 2012

Posted by Alex L

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Well people now a days use umbrellas but we also use rainboots and raincoats to protect ourselves from the rain, maybe even all at once if the weather is bad outside.

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