Heavy white linen; on one side is a looped fringe. This is the garment in which the deceased is supposed to make his appearance before Osiris in the hall of judgment. Ragged and stained. See note on 72.4722.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way