What: A red and gold royal robe taken by the British Museum’s expert on the expedition, Richard Rivington Holmes
Where: The British Museum, Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG
Provenance: Maqdala referenced at length in the museum’s acquisition notes.
See images and more details in the British Museum’s database – https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/E_Af1868-1001-24
The catalogue entry reads: “Royal robe made of silk brocade. Partially lined with cotton.”
Museum number: Af1868,1001.24
Previous owner/ex-collection: Sir Richard Rivington Holmes
Acquisition date: 1868