Chiape is a very beautiful woman with very dark skin.
Graendal kidnapped both Shaofan and Chiape and placed them under very heavy Compulsion. Graendal did this only to display them to Sammael.
The disappearance of Shaofan and Chiape from Shara, as well as the rebirth of the Dragon, causes a power vacuum in their native land and war in the country. It is unknown if she was in Natrin's Barrow when Rand al'Thor used balefire against it.