Sandal

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 10.2 x 21.8 cm (4 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4759

Medium or Technique

Doum palm (hyphaene thebaica leaf)

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Rush-work, with fine, regular weave; part of woven border; toe missing. Part of toe strap present.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way