London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
FIVE COPTIC WOOL COWLS
PROBABLY 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
One with red and black embroidered herringbone, zigzag and oval motifs, with chequered borders and cord; and another four, all mounted, framed and glazed
9¾ in. (24.6 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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