scarf; textile

Rectangular scarf decorated with a multicoloured print. The synthetic fibre, satin textile has been hemmed on the shorter sides. The decoration consists of a pictorial centre, and a border in the national colours. The centre contains a map of Ethiopia, a medallion depicting a young Haile Selassie in uniform, and 2 roundels with geometric motifs against a light blue ground. In each corner is the picture of an architectural site. These include a modern building with clocktower, what appears to be a church, ornate gates, and a statue of the Lion of Juda. The border consists of a red, yellow, and green bands.

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