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Woman's dress

Egyptian
About A.D. 300


Dimensions

34.5 x 35 cm (13 9/16 x 13 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .35 x .345

Accession Number

85.641

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Heavy undyed cloth into which are woven threads of blue linen grouped to form narrow stripes. “Part of the dress of a woman, perhaps a Syrian. Found not far from San (Zoan). She was mummied and wrapped in her clothes and laid in a basket of rushes. Period probably about 300 A.D.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription