Tunic, Linen, wool, and silk

Tunic

Date:
6th–7th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt, Akhmim (former Panopolis)
Medium:
Linen, wool, and silk
Dimensions:
H. 40 1/2 in. (102.9 cm)
W. 62 in. (157.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.901
Not on view
Emil Brugsch-Bey, Cairo (until 1890; sold to Baker); George F. Baker, New York (1890; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Selections from the George F. Baker Gift, 1890," June 13, 2011–August 5, 2012.

Thomas, Thelma K. Designing Identity: The Power of Textiles in Late Antiquity. New York, 2016. no. 16, pp. 118-119, 132-133, 145, ill., figs. 2-4.1, fig. 2-5.5.