London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
FIVE COPTIC WOOL AND LINEN COWLS
PROBABLY 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
Embroidered with zigzags and circles and each with colourful borders and cords, all mounted, framed and glazed
15½ in. (39.5 cm.) high max. (5)
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Cf. A. Stauffer, Textiles d'Egypte de la collection Bouvier, Museé d'art et d'histoire, Fribourg, Bern, 1991, p. 223, no. 116 for similar examples.
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