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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 186

    A COPTIC POLYCHROME WOOL COWL

    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.

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    Estimate

    A COPTIC POLYCHROME WOOL COWL
    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
    Decorated with horizontal and vertical bands of stripes, zigzags, dots and diamond motif pattern, 9 in. (23 cm.) high; and a group of Coptic textile fragments, tunic borders and clavi including: a polychrome fragment in loop woven wool with an interlaced square and diamond motif border with central stylized bird; three bands, each decorated with hearts and stylized leaves; and two double bands each woven in red with stylized figures and animals, all 4th-7th Century A.D., 18 in. (46 cm.) long max., mounted in eight frames (17)


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.