- Museum number
Boy's bib, diamond-shaped with circular opening for head to pass through and long fringes around edges. Red, finely-patterned with white and black stripes and a dotted border.
- Production date
Length: 39 centimetres (opened out)
Width: 42 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Patchwork and tassels serve to trap the 'evil eye'. Such bibs are worn on top of over-shirts and can be decorated with amulets.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2003 - 2016, BM, Room 24, Living and Dying, Display case 6, Life's ordinary dangers
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with funds from British Museum Friends.
- Middle East
- Registration number