Two Coptic fragments, framed
Lot 349
Two Coptic textile fragments 2
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,256) inc. premium
Auction Details
Two Coptic fragments, framed
Lot Details
Two Coptic textile fragments
Circa 7th-10th Century A.D.
Woven in red, green, black, cream, and yellow, the larger depicting a saintly figure mounted on a horse, surrounded by a circular polychrome motif, the smaller a fragment of a clavus, depicting two figures mounted on donkeys, a lion, with a saint, seated with a palm frond, 12½in x 6½in (31.8cm x 16.5cm), 12in x 10in (30.5cm x 25.4cm), framed (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection, acquired at the beginning of the 20th Century, thence by descent.
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