Sole of sandal

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 9.5 x 27 cm (3 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4760

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 sole, with fine regular weave; three rows of rush-work for border; rounded toe; good condition.

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