Clothing appliques

Nubia
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X, K 1039 x

Accession Number

13.4284

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Mica for sewing to garments consisting of ostriches (?), plain bands and palm leaves; details incised.

Provenance

From Kerma: K 10, K 1039 x. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University - Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition