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Egyptian Coptic Textile Fragments and a Leather Shoe

Antiquities - Egyptian


LOT 323

Estimate
GBP (£) 650 - 850
EUR (€) 730 - 960
USD ($) 910 - 1,200
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £540 (EUR 609; USD 760)
EGYPTIAN COPTIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS AND A LEATHER SHOE

Circa 4th-8th century AD. A mixed group of textile pieces in red and blue on a neutral background, displaying geometric and floral motifs; offered with a leather shoe and sundry leather fragments, with texts in Coptic cursive scripts. 595 grams including mounts, 11 - 211 cm. [7]

Condition
Fine condition, the shoe friable.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
See Harris, J. 5000 Years of Textiles p. 63.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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