Sole of a sandal

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 24.7 x 8.9 x 0.6 cm (9 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1 /4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4270

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Sole of a sandal, covered with white priming; small holes near heel; quite intact. One of a pair with 72.4271.

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way