Fragment of a woman's hood

Greco-Egyptian
Ptolemaic or Roman
about 200 B.C.–A.D. 150 (?)


Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 14 cm (9 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

89.229

Medium or Technique

Linen; sprang

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Linen sprang in stripes of different patterns. The upper edge is run on a string, discovered by W. M. F. Petrie in Hawara, in the Fayûm in 1888. “The Interments in this Cemetery were made from 400 B.C.–A.D. 150.” This piece dates probably from 200 B.C. to A.D. 150.” Donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards