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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 197

    TWENTY-SEVEN COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS

    CIRCA 5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    TWENTY-SEVEN COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS
    CIRCA 5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
    Comprising mainly border and clavi fragments with polychrome geometric and floral designs, all framed together
    Largest fragment 16½ in. (42 cm.) long; frame 25¾ x 22 in. (65 x 56 cm.) (27)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner's parents in Egypt during the 1930s-1940s.