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Woman with Himation and Petasos

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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

Greek, about 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

21.7 cm (8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7802

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture