Cloth

This screen printed cotton head scarf was made by the Cotonificio Barattolo in Asmara, Eritrea, to commemorate the 1965 visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Ethiopia, and her meeting with Emperor Haile Selassie I.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
114/2004/4
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Collection Area Region
NE
Material
cottonpigment
Common Name
cloth
Simple Name
accessory
Inscription Transcription
In remembrance of visit to Ethiopia of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II February 1965; Same as above (?) in Amharic script at bottom; Printed by Barattollo
Production Town
Asmara
Production Country
Eritrea
Production Date
1965
Production Person Initials
Roberto
Production Person Surname
Barattollo

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