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Bedouin head-dress

Egyptian


Dimensions

1.5 x 111 cm (9/16 x 43 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.11 x .015

Accession Number

76.671

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown camel’s hair yarn, divided in the middle and bound together at intervals with red and black silk and gold thread, the two cords thus formed were then fastened together. A loop at each end and a red silk cord and tassel. Moth eaten.

Provenance

Gift of Emil Brugsch, Commissioner. From Egypt to the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia

Credit Line

Gift of Emil Brugsch