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Dancing girl with swinging drapery woven with dark purplish brown wool in a ground of neutral colored linen. Ragged.

Provenance

Gift of Gertrude Townsend of Boston, Massachusetts to the MFA, May 11, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Egyptian, Coptic, 4th century

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

6.5 x 11.5 cm (2 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.2406

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles