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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1919.520
Title
Standing Woman Holding at Swath of Fabric
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, statuette
Date
425-375 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Boeotia
Period
Classical period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292679
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta, remains of white slip, traces of paint
Technique
Mold-made
Dimensions
33 x 11.2 cm (13 x 4 7/16 in.)
Base: 9 x 6.5 cm (3 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Mr. & Mrs. William de Forest Thomson; gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1919.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson
Accession Year
1919
Object Number
1919.520
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Wearing peplos falling over waist band in graduated folds; upper part plain, skirt falling in small folds. Right arm pendant, left arm raised and bent. Broad fillet held obliquely in front. Bent right leg drawn forward. Small face resting on long neck. Elaborate headdress surmounted by high, plain stephane. High rectangular plinth.
Traces of red on hair, neck, dress, base. Very large rectangular venthole. Bottom open. Piece missing from back of base. Head reinforced with plaster. Base repaired.
Hard, pale yellowish-brown clay; powdery surface; remains of white slip; traces of iron oxide red.
Publication History

[Reproduction Only], Persephone, Vol. 11, No. 1, Spring 2011, p. 69.

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