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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 192

    A COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENT WITH HEAD

    CIRCA 4TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENT WITH HEAD
    CIRCA 4TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
    In loop woven wool, 7½ in. (19 cm.) high; and a group of 13 Coptic textile tunic fragments including a red ground clavus fragment with fish and cross; another monochrome clavus fragment and decorative square with stylized figures and animals; another border fragment, polychrome, with baskets of fruit; another with central portrait bust, all 4th-8th Century A.D., 16 in. (41 cm.) long max. (14)


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.