Woman with Himation and Petasos

Greek
about 5th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

21.7 cm (8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7802

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of standing woman. Himation pulled as veil over head; wears petasos and carries a fan. Red on the edge and the peak of the petasos, and on the fan. Ruddy color on face and neck; deep red on lips; traces of pink on himation, and black on eyes and brows.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution