London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A COPTIC POLYCHROME TEXTILE ROUNDEL FRAGMENT
CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
With two birds resting on either side of a fig(?) tree, the whole surrounded by a circle of green leaves(?) and a concentric ring, framed and glazed
5½ in. (14 cm.) diam. approx.
Heidi Vollmoeller; acquired in 1968, Geneva.
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Seltene Antike Koptische, Islamische und Präkolumbianische Stoffe Sowie Teile Alter Vorderasiatischer Teppiche, Galerie Heidi Vollmoeller, Zurich, 2001, 10, p. 34, no. 0377.
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