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Hat

  • Place of origin:

    Akhmim (made)

  • Date:

    4th/5th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    1303-1888

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Bag, (maybe a hat?), plaited in coloured wools, with designs, both back and front, apparently intended to imitate bands of jewellery on a dark purple ground. There are orange-coloured woollen cords for tying.

Physical description

Bag, (maybe a hat?), plaited in coloured wools, with designs, both back and front, apparently intended to imitate bands of jewellery on a dark purple ground. There are orange-coloured woollen cords for tying.

Place of Origin

Akhmim (made)

Date

4th/5th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 7 in, Width: 9 in

Object history note

Purchased from the Reverend Greville John Chester

Descriptive line

wool, sprang, 400-699, Egyptian; Akhmim, geometric pattern, black and red

Materials

Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Collection

Middle East Section

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