32 × 27.5 cm (12 5/8 × 10 13/16 in.); fringe: 5.5 cm (5.5 cm)
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Said to be from a mummy, this piece of cloth has a selvage on one edge and a twisted and knotted fringe on the end perpendicular to this. There is a wide blue border and seven blue stripes along the edge with the selvage and the same pattern along the edge with the fringe.
Previously collection of Emil Brugsch Bey, Cairo. Purchased from Brugsch and donated to the museum in 1890 by George F. Baker, New York.