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Shawl (shamma), a very large rectangle of white cotton with a broad band of ground and supplementary weft, mostly in pink and blue, near each end; now folded in half.
- Production date
- 1867 (or soon before)
Length: 257 centimetres
Width: 212 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1995-96, London, Museum of Mankind (Room 4), 'Secular and Sacred'
- Brocade band on back of shawl badly faded.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collected by Capt.T.C.Speedy in Abyssinia during British Expedition, 1867-68.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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