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Provenance

By 1946, Mrs. Paul Mallon, Paris; 1946, sold by Mallon to the MFA for $22,500 [see note 1]. (Accession date: May 9, 1946) NOTES: [1] 46.401 and 46.402 were purchased together for this price.

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Found in Egypt, Late Antique Period, probably 4th century

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 51.3 x 12 cm (20 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

46.402

Medium or Technique

Wool, linen, and gold-wrapped silk thread slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes