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

Museum Number 114/2004/4
Simple Name cloth
Full Name cloth
Common Name cloth
Production person surname Barattollo
Production person initials Roberto
Production country Eritrea
Material cotton; pigment
Collection class Clothing and accessories
Collection continent Africa
Collection area/region NE
Production town Asmara
Production continent Africa
Production date 1965
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
Function name head cloth