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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 184

    A LONG COPTIC TEXTILE BORDER FRAGMENT

    CIRCA 6TH-8TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A LONG COPTIC TEXTILE BORDER FRAGMENT
    CIRCA 6TH-8TH CENTURY A.D.
    On an indigo background, the border woven in cream and purple with bands of stylized animals and birds between floral motifs, the central section with ornate foliate motifs terminating at each end with six large stylized horses and felines, mounted
    59 in. (150 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.