About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
    Byzantine (Coptic)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    300 AD - 500 AD
  • Materials
    Skin Leather
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1924 before
  • Measurements
    before treatment - l: 241mm w: 97mm h: 28mm. after treatment - l: 240mm w: 90.6mm h: 42mm.
  • Related people
    Sotheby's (Previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1924-08-06
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Sotheby's

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1924-08-06
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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