23: A Framed Pair Of Egyptian Coptic Textiles
Coptic, Egypt, ca. 3rd to 6th centuries AD. Brown on tan background, each rectangular panel comprised of scenes of birds, animals and humans looking quite happy and animated! Using intricate patterns and vivid colors, Coptic weavers created masterpieces of textile art. Coptic textiles, used for rugs, wall hangings and clothing appliques, were exported throughout the Roman and Byzantine empires. Coptic tunics and shawls were standard garments during this time. Framed piece measures 14" x 12".
Provenance: Ex-James Newton Estate, TX.
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Both fragments professionally conserved, framed and ready to enjoy!