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Top of striped silk, plain and figured in green, violet and brown; bands of faded ribbon with Arabic design in violet, blue, green and brown silk and metal threads. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, 1st–8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 34.5 x 20 cm (13 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1860

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes