• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    FIVE COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS

    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.

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    Estimate

    FIVE COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS
    CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
    Comprising two with red bud motifs on a light ground with dark ground coloured geometric patterned borders; another, of green and red with crosses within a diamond pattern; another fragment with a stylized leaf pattern in red and green; and another brightly coloured fragment of chevron design, all framed together
    Largest fragment 24 in. (61 cm.) long; frame 70 x 25 in. (178 x 64 cm.) (5)


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    Provenance

    In a private collection, London, since the 1930s-1940s.