Coptic Textile w. Female Heads, Egypt, 5th/6th Cent AD
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1167484
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Neck area from a Coptic tunic with a blue band of colorful female heads and flowers.
Below a red arcade motif with flowers and pending leaves. For a comparable border cf. lot no. 91 in: Suzana Hodak. Die koptischen Textilien im Museum Kunst Palast Düsseldorf. Vol. 2. Wiesbaden 2010.
Dyed wool, linen
Coptic, 5th/6th century AD
W. 36 cm (14.1 in)
H. 22 cm (8.7 in)
Fragmentary with partially preserved edge of the neckline. Fine polychromy and composition.
Swiss art market (data will be provided to the buyer)
The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.