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$ 1,500

A Framed Antique Coptic Textile

Origin Egypt
Period Pre 18th Century
Materials wool and wood frame
W. 19 in; H. 10 in; D. 1 in;
W. 48.26 cm; H. 25.4 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
Condition Fair. the frament is of antique condition with some soils and frays as shown
Creation Date around 5th century
Description A small piece of antique coptic textile woven as a horizontal band with two linear Greek key borders flanking the central designs clustered in smaller abstract medallion forms, in the color of indigo with pink accent, this piece was likely from Northern Africa nowadays Egypt or Ethiopia. Maybe originally a decorative fringes of a larger tunic or garment worn by Christians in the Byzantine time, it has a visual influence of Greek motifs.
Styles / Movements African, Ancient Art, Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 248450
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