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  • Emperor Menelik II 

  • Ethiopia

  • Lion skin, fabric, silver

  • # mc895

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This beautiful cape was reportedly made for Menelik II who was Emperor of Ethiopia from 1889 to 1913. It is in excellent condition.  The small silver bells are very similar to those found on his crowns.  They make a delightful sound as they chime against each other during movement. 

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