Fingerless glove

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Place of Origin: Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .43 x .12

Accession Number

72.4728

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Fingerless, elbow-length glove of fine white linen bordered with blue stripes.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way