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Tunic

Egyptian
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

208.5 x 132.5 cm (82 1/16 x 52 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.325 x 2.085

Accession Number

03.1878

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

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

Classifications

Costumes

Design shows Byzantine influence. Natural colored linen with woven bands of decoration of black silk, a blue, black, and white ribbon around neck. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh 1903.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund