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Toga(?)

Egyptian
3rd–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

86 x 149 cm (33 7/8 x 58 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.49 x .86

Accession Number

92.2744

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

The design shows Byzanthine influence; on each end of a linen cloth, woven with groups of heavy thread are bands of tapestry flanked by disconnected oblong spots. The ground of the design is pinkish red; the design of diamonds connected by indefinite forms is woven with light and dark blue, green and yellow wool and natural-colored linen thread. Much worn, and stained.

Provenance

Purchased by vote of the Trustees of R. Forrer of Strasburg

Credit Line

Everett Fund