Ethiopia

1962

Shamma or dress of white, plain weave cotton, stitched in Ethiopia. The shamma has a scoop neckline and is sleeveless; those openings are accented with olive green embroidered over cast stitches...

1962

Natella or cloak of white, plain weave cotton, stitched in Ethiopia. The natella was worn with a matching shamma (2000.60.2). Professor William Alfred Shack (1923-2000), a social anthropologist...

1962

Natella or cloak of white, plain weave cotton, woven in Ethiopia. The top and bottom ends (as on the loom) are accented with with two bands of double weft threads arranged in a series of white on...

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