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Ceremonial shield

Gold ceremonial shield, Ethiopia, before 1951

Gold ceremonial shield, Ethiopia, before 1951

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Ceremonial shield, of rhinoceros hide, covered with red velvet and ornamented with gold filigree

Presented to Lord Inverclyde at Addis Ababa, in November 1951 by His Imperial Majesty, Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia.

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