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Silk damask coat associated with the emperor

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What: A multi-coloured silk damask coat associated with Emperor Tewodros

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

The database entry describes a “silk damask coat, 1868 (c); multi-coloured bearing a floral pattern, a degree of gold thread, herring bone pattern to background; associated with Theodore, King of Abyssinia”.

Accession number:
Uniforms 2001-02-319

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