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Fragment of a woman's hood

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A fragment of simple twisted réseau made with a heavy natural-colored linen thread in the sprang technique. See notes on 89.233. Discovered by W. M. F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptial Cemetery of Hawara, in the Fayûm in 1888. "The interments in this Cemetery were made from 400 B.C.-A.D.150. This...

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Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, 200 B.C.–A.D. 150


Overall: 8 x 9 cm (3 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen; sprang


Textiles and Fashion Arts