Priest's cloak; sewn of cotton; semicircular-shaped red cotton cloak with two cotton clasps across neck opening; appliqued white cross on left and right chest, and one at top of back.
- Found/Acquired: Ethiopia
- Length: 143 centimetres
- Width: 183 centimetres
See Ethdoc 297 - Letter Mrs Speedy/BM 8 March 1912
'...I have found the real, veritable, Abyssinian Priest's Cloak - made in the Country called "Lungi" - the Amharic word ... The scarlet cloth cloak which Captain Speedy had made in England to give a lecture in - on one occasion - ... is not the real thing ..'
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF39534
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