Part of a tunic

Egyptian
6th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .53 x .30

Accession Number

04.2047b

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Natural colored linen, woven with it are part of the shoulder bands of a tunic. The grounds of the bands are linen, the design of rectangular oblong spaces in which are single human figures, lions or other animals, is woven with deep purple wool and touches of red and yellow. This piece was not entered and catalogued when received.

Provenance

Purchased from the Emily Ester Sears Fund of Ghirgas of Keneh( Lot III, 24 or VI, 33) by A. M. Lythgoe, 1904

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund