Pleated Dress

Pleated Dress

This is one of twelve dresses found in an adult female burial. It is made of three pieces: two identical pieces that form the upper body and sleeves in addition to a skirt consisting of a folded length of cloth.

Date : Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, c. 2325 - 2175 BC

Medium: Linen
Provenance: Tomb 94, Naga ed-Deir, Sohag