National Geographic : 1931 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE MULI KING BEFORE IIIS TENT (SEE, ALSO, COLOR PLATE I) He had gone three miles ahead to wish the Expedition farewell and to serve luncheon to the author. THE DIRECTION OF THEIR STRIPES INDICATES THEIR SEX A group of Hsifan, or Chrame, peasants of the village of Djishi, northeast of Muli. They wear homespun hemp cloth of gray with dark-brown stripes. The men wear the stripes hori zontally and the women vertically. The bowed head is a common posture, for they dare not look up to their superiors, the lamas.