Sandal

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 10.5 x 28.6 cm (4 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4771

Medium or Technique

Organic Plant Material

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Rush-work sandal with broad flat weave; three rows of finely woven rush-work for border; pointed toe; badly worn at heel, toe strap missing.

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