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Rush-work sandal, with broad flat weave; three rows of finer woven rush-work for border; pointed toe; good condition.

Provenance

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. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Width x length: 11 x 31.5 cm (4 5/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4769

Medium or Technique

Organic Plant Material

Collections

The Ancient World

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