Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Woman's tunic with silk decoration at collar and one cuff

Period:
Six Dynasties Period
Date:
ca. 8th century A.D.
Geography:
Caucasus region
Medium:
Linen, silk
Dimensions:
48 x 71 in. (121.92 x 180.34 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacqueline Simcox, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.153.36
Not on view
By 1996, on consignement at the Stuttgarter Kunst-Auktionshaus Dr. Fritz Nagel; [offered for sale at the Stuttgarter Kunst-Auktionshaus Dr. Fritz Nagel, on November 15, 1996, lot 262, but withdrawn]; acquired by the Museum in 1999, gift of Jacqueline Simcox, London.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 129 (Jul. 1,1998 - Jun. 30, 1999), p. 9.

Harper, Prudence O. 2001, "A Man's Caftan and Leggings from the North Caucasus of the Eight to Tenth Century: Introduction." Metropolitan Museum Journal 36, pp. 83-84.

Kajitani, Nobuko. 2001. "A Man's Caftan and Leggings from the North Caucasus of the Eight to Tenth Century: A Conservator's Report." Metropolitan Museum Journal 36, p. 85, fig. 7.
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