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Tunic

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)

  • Date:

    8th century-9th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    linen, decorated with wool

  • Museum number:

    T.94-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Linen tunic with embroidered bands, ornamented with widely psaced lines of vertically set small geometrical designs, embroidered in scarlet wool. The front of the neck, and the sleeve-hems have a narrow geometric border.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)

Date

8th century-9th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

linen, decorated with wool

Dimensions

Length: 45 in from shoulder to hem, Width: 53 in including sleeves

Object history note

This tunic and T.93-1924 were both bought from Miss F. Thomas, 73 Chestnut Grove, Balham, London SW12 in 1924; received 29th April. (RP 1924/2878 - needs to be followed up) They had been excavated by Monsieur A. Gayot and exhibited at Paris in 1900.

Production Note

according to original accession record

Materials

Linen; Wool

Categories

Africa

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Middle East Section

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