Coptic Fragment with Zoomorphic Motif

GBP 250.00

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Object Description

An Egyptian Coptic textile fragment woven in burgandy wool onto course, unbleached linen. The fragment of material, depicts a motif comprised of a large, rectangular frame, known as a ‘tabula’, split into five cells. Four cells frame a central, smaller section in turn, decorated with a floral motif, attraction attention towards the centre. The last, central rectangle also holds a circular medallion with a zoomorphic design, most likely a lion.

Date: Circa 4th-6th century AD

Object Condition

Very fine, details are clearly visible and the fabric is completely intact.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:19 x H:14 centimeters

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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