London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN COLLECTION
Provenance: lots 222-226 were acquired during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
FIFTEEN COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS
CIRCA 4TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
Comprising a fragment with a cross within an arch and an ankh-cross, with wavy border of rosettes below; another, two parallel bands with foliate pattern; another, birds and animals; and twelve other polychrome decorated fragments, all framed and glazed
3½ to 11 in. (9 to 28 cm.) high (15)
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