6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 37,000
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
A COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENT
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.
Rectangular in form, centered by a haloed and rosy-cheeked female bust, wearing earrings and a necklace, with smaller busts within roundels in each corner panel, the side panels each with two Erotes, one holding a bird, and one holding a conical vessel, of linen and natural, red, blue, ochre, green and black wool
12¼ in. (31.7 cm.) long
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For a nearly identical example see no. 31 in Thompson, Coptic Textiles in The Brooklyn Museum.
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