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Point lace woman's hood fragment

Fragment of a woman's hood. Natural-colored linen sprang. Discovered by W. M. F. Petrie in the Greco-Egyptian Cemetery of Hawara, in the Fayûm, in 1888. "The interments in this Cemetery were made from 400 B.C.–A.D.150. This piece dates probably from 200 B.C. to A.D. 150." See note on...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia B. Edwards

Egyptian, 200 B.C.–A.D. 150

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Medium or Technique

Linen; sprang


Textiles and Fashion Arts