London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A COPTIC TEXTILE BORDER FRAGMENT
6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
With central Eye motif, flanked by wave pattern borders, in red and dark brown, 9¼ x 3 1/8 in. (23.5 x 8 cm.); a Coptic square panel comprising a central rabbit surrounded by alternating red and yellow cross roundels, 3¾ x 4 3/16 in. (9.5 x 10.6 cm.); and another Coptic textile fragment with green and red leafy branch, with blue ground, 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high, both circa 5th Century A.D., all mounted and glazed (3)
Heidi Vollmoeller; item two acquired in 1965, item three in 1975.
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Seltene Antike Koptische, Islamische und Präkolumbianische Stoffe Sowie Teile Alter Vorderasiatischer Teppiche, Galerie Heidi Vollmoeller, Zurich, 2001, 10, pp. 16-17, no. 029 and pp. 28-29, nos. 0175 and 0209.
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