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A COPTIC WOOL AND LINEN TEXTILE POLYCHROME BUST FRAGMENT
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A COPTIC WOOL AND LINEN TEXTILE POLYCHROME BUST FRAGMENT

CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.

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A COPTIC WOOL AND LINEN TEXTILE POLYCHROME BUST FRAGMENT
CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
With central bust (Dionysos?) wearing red tunic, the face well detailed with tightly curled hair, wearing a tall 'Persian style' crown or hood, blue nimbus behind, red, blue, yellow and green circles surround, mounted and glazed
8¼ x 8 5/8 in. (21 x 22 cm.)
Provenance
Heidi Vollmoeller; acquired in 1965.
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PUBLISHED
Seltene Antike Koptische, Islamische und Präkolumbianische Stoffe Sowie Teile Alter Vorderasiatischer Teppiche, Galerie Heidi Vollmoeller, Zurich, 2001, 10, p. 26, no. 0192.
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