Queen's tunic; made of yellow silk with red stripes; round neck with deep V cut for neck; round metal buttons at neck and sleeve openings.
- mid 19thC
- Found/Acquired: Ethiopia
- Length: 131 centimetres
- Width: 164 centimetres
15 August 1995
Reduce creases if possible.
Creases relaxed using distilled water vapour from an ultrasonic local humidifier. Garment allowed to dry after padding out seams with crumpled acid-free tissue paper, and applying glass weights to creased areas. Reg. no. written onto cotton tape and stitched along bottom hem on reverse side.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF39511
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