Sleeveless tunic with fringed bottom

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.28

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Painted with broad floral collar (red, blue and black) and 2 black and one red border lines. On left, seated Hathor with Waz scepter before offering stand surmounted by two lotus flowers. Inscribed with title of Hathor and two line of inscription giving name of donor the Lady Mutemwia and her daughters Tary and Nofretete. / Sleeveless tunic, fringed along bottom

Inscription

[Inscriptions in hieroglyphics on attached card. Translations include the words:] Hathor, offerings, mother Mwt-m-w?3, daughter T3-ry, daughter Nfrt-Ly-tu.

Provenance

Acquired by Robert de Rustafjaill in 1906 at (?) Deir el Bahari [from] Fight (sic?) of Egypt (1909) 51-52 and pl. 26.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John M. P. Thatcher