6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
SEVEN COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS
CIRCA 5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
Including a square panel with a facing bust amidst an elaborate floral border and a wider border with a net pattern and rosettes, of linen with natural, black, yellow, green and red wool; a polychrome facing head in broadweave embroidery; one with a polychrome schematic figure; one with a roundel from a hunting scene with a man combating a lion; one with a green cross on a red ground; one preserving a polychrome roundel with a seated Eros with a bird and a panel with a head, each on a red ground; and a polychrome facing head
First: 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.) long (7)
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Acquired prior to 1980.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
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