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Top of silk, in green, brown and yellow; bands of faded ribbon with Arabic design in violiet, blue, green and brown silk and metal threads. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

Purchased by A.M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh (£6 7 £3)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, 1st–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 67.5 x 14.5 cm (26 9/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1861

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes