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Hat

  • Place of origin:

    Ahnasiyah (Ehnasya, made)

  • Date:

    ca. AD300-600 (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund in 1904

  • Museum number:

    1196-1904

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

A hair net made in the sprang technique (340mmx130mm unstretched). It is an open mesh of maroon with vertical bands of colour (red, white, orange, yellow). It is gathered at the top. At the sides, at the bottom (at the ends of the coloured stripes) the threads have been knotted. Some holes.

Physical description

A hair net made in the sprang technique (340mmx130mm unstretched). It is an open mesh of maroon with vertical bands of colour (red, white, orange, yellow). It is gathered at the top. At the sides, at the bottom (at the ends of the coloured stripes) the threads have been knotted. Some holes.

Place of Origin

Ahnasiyah (Ehnasya, made)

Date

ca. AD300-600 (made)

Dimensions

Length: 11 in, Width: 7 in

Descriptive line

A hair net in the sprang technique. Egyptian, Ehnasya, ca. AD300-600.

Materials

Wool

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Africa; Archaeology; Death; Textiles; Hats & headwear

Collection

Middle East Section

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