Tunic(probably 5th century) : A longer, wider version of the tunic was the ubiquitous garment of the Late Antique period. This tunic is one of four in the Museum's collection said to be from Akhmim, an ancient weaving center and apparently a center of both pagan and Christian thought and religion. ..
The women on the left is wearing a Dalmatica which is worn floor length and often belted. The Colobium is worn over or under Dalmatica. The man on the right is wearing a Paludamentum which is a semicircular cape worn by Byzantine citizens. His cape portrays a Tablion which is a decorative patch placed on both sides of the Paludamentum.