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Fragment of garment

Egyptian
400 B.C.–A.D. 150


Dimensions

70 x 67.5 cm (27 9/16 x 26 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .675 x .70

Accession Number

89.243

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Plain natural-colored linen fabric with fringe on one end. 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.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards