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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 47

    SEVEN COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS

    CIRCA 5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    One illustrated.

    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1980.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION