Queen & Commonwealth
 
Silk scarf
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 94158

Silk scarf

1996

Sarah Mackie

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President Nelson Mandela of South Africa presented this silk scarf to The Queen during his State Visit to London in 1996.

The scarf is decorated with a scene of bushmen hunting a herd of eland in the Drakensburg (Dragon) Mountains in the Eastern Cape, an area famous for rock art, dinosaur footprints and spectacular scenery.