London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
FIVE COPTIC WOOL COWLS
PROBABLY 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
One in terracotta red herringbone pattern with green and red chequered borders and cords; another similar in dark purple; and three others with colourful decorative borders, all mounted, framed and glazed
11½ in. (29.3 cm.) high av. (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.
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