25 April 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 306
GBP 250 - GBP 350
A COPTIC TEXTILE PANEL FRAGMENT WITH FIGURE
4TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
The square panel with central tondo containing a seated figure wearing blue cap and carrying staff, a cross motif in each corner, detail of figure and surround woven in red, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) square; a fragment of a band with details woven in black, two rows containing symbolic motifs in interlaced frames, crenellated border above, 7¾ x 3 1/8 in. (19.7 x 8 cm.); and a similar fragmentary square panel, with central figure within tondo, surrounded by medallions containing hares and bust of figure above, crenellated border, 4½ in (11.5 cm.) square approx., all mounted and framed (3)
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Item one: old handwritten collection label on reverse of frame.
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