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Garment

Egyptian
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

68.6 x 128.3 cm (27 x 50 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.283 x .686

Accession Number

91.152

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Design shows Byzantine influence. Orange-yellow woolen tapestry with stripes of white wool woven in; bands of embroidery weaving sewed on at the bottom of the neck and of the sleeves, inside of the bottom; ground of red wool and geometrical designs of blue and orange wool, and natural-colored linen. The edges of under arm and sleeve seams as well as the bottom are selvedge, roughly sewed together with red wool.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards