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Tunic

Design shows Byzantine influence. Natural colored linen with woven bands of decoration of black silk, a blue, black, and white ribbon around neck. From Akhmîn.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. LythgoeFrom Ghirgas of Keneh 1903.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, 4th–7th century A.D.

Accession Number

03.1878

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes