Fragment of garment
4th–6th century A.D.
Overall: 48 x 46 cm (18 7/8 x 18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and wool; looped weft
Not On View
Natural-colored linen fabric of a looped weaving, with very small remains of red wool sewed around an opening, probably a tunic.
Discovered in 1888 by W. M. F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptian cemetery of Hawara in the Fayûm. . "The interments in this cemetery were from 400 B.C- 150 A.D." Amelia B. Edwards.
Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards