Extended Cap

Date:
4th–7th century
Geography:
Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Linen, wool: Tapestry weave in polychrome wool and undyed linen on plain-weave ground in undyed linen; crown decoration in looping technique in polychrome wool; row of stiches below wide band in nearly black wool, red wool, and undyed linen ending in plied threads
Dimensions:
Overall: ht. 41 5/16 in. (105 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.10.6
Not on view
Burial 6, Tomb IX, al-Bagawat, Kharga Oasis
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Objects from the Kharga Oasis," August 6, 2012–August 4, 2013.