The Prince and the Plunder

A book on how Britain took one boy and piles of treasures from Ethiopia

Bracelet made of hide *

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What: A hide bracelet

Where: The National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4HT

The database entry describes a “bracelet, 1868 (c); associated with Sir Charles Fraser; hide wrist ornament, circular piece, bearing strips of the original black hair, with white on this strip of hide, threaded through a strap of raw hide with holes at the end; associated with Abyssinia (1868)”.


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