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ca. AD300-600 (made)
Place Of Origin

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.


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Brief Description
A hair net in the sprang technique. Egyptian, Ehnasya, ca. AD300-600.
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 11in
  • Width: 7in
Credit line
Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund in 1904
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession Number
1196-1904

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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