Net Dresses in Ancient Egypt and Elsewhere – Then and Now

MFA bead dress

Reconstructed beadnet dress,Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu, 2551–2528 B.C. . Source – Giza, tomb G 7440 Z. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

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2 Responses to MFA bead dress

  1. ritaroberts says:

    Looks like this may become the new fashion then. Its rather nice for a complete change don’t you think Diana.


    • dianabuja says:

      Hi Rita – good thought on the new fashion dimension! Kristen will be enchanted at the prospect.
      Interestingly, or otherwise, you comment and -like- do not appear on the blog. Can you check it out from your end – thanks!


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