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Fragment of a garment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Roman
ca. 300 A.D. (?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 x 31 cm (5 1/2 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.630

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Coarse woolen cloth into which is woven a group of three stripes of pink wool. “Part of the dress of a woman, perhaps a Syrian. Found not far from San (Zoan). She was mummified and wrapped in her clothes and laid in a basket of rushes. Period probably about A.D. 300.” Pieced.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription