London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A COPTIC WOOL AND LINEN EMBROIDERED TUNIC
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
With a dark reddish-brown square embroidered with flowers and tendrils on each shoulder, on either side of the collar twin vertical narrow clavi embroidered with vine leaves and tendrils, each with a hanging foliate circular medallion below, with two embroidered squares, comprising a warrior and an eagle respectively, on either lower edge of the tunic
41 in. (104 cm.) high; 47 in. (120 cm.) wide
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