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and cultural values of Rastafarianism are implied through various apparel items.
The material culture of Rastafarianism is directly linked to cultural resistance, signified by military combat pants, battle jackets, and berets. These items were introduced in the 1970s and provided Rastafarians with a sense of identity that is further supported and symbolized by dread locks, the red, green,Wholesale women's blouses
and gold Ethiopian flag, and the image of the Lion of Judah, which represents strength and dread.