Seller: ullcoll (103) 100%, Location: Fairborn, Ohio, Ships to: US, CA, MX, Item: 162150575234 The late Rita Colbert was an importer and an expert on ethnographic and Pre-Colombian art. In the 1960´s she began traveling to South America to learn about the various cultures, and in the process, started collecting unique pieces of folk and ancient art. Rita and her husband, Charles, were passionate about exploring the past and present lives of indigenous people. They also met and represented many talented folk artists along the way. Rita had an uncanny eye for the beautiful and the unusual. In 1968 she started the Colbert Collection, importing ethnographic and folk art to sell to museums and individuals. She traveled extensively to find the pieces that gave her company its reputation for integrity and good taste. She sold the wholesale end of The Colbert Collection in 1984 and kept her private collection in the Colbert Gallery in her home, with many beautiful contemporary, antique, and ancient pieces. Over the years her knowledge of Pre-Columbian and ethnographic art was sought out by collectors and museums. Product Details Item#: CC-TEXTILE-238 Description: My family and I own a small South American retail store in Yellow Springs, Ohio. We have been in business for over 40 years. Rita Colbert was a great family friend. After she passed, the family members entrusted us to sell her large collection of museum quality artifacts from around the world. Listed is a unique and old Egyptian Coptic embroidered set of textile fragments . These unique pieces are from the Colbert Collection Estate (read biography above). The textile fragments are rare and in good condition. These textile pieces will make a great addition to any collection. Details Year: 5th Century AD Textile Measurements (Left Fragment): 7" width x 5" height Textile Measurements (Right Fragment): 5 1/2" width x 5" height Condition: Used, Museum Quality Origin: Egypt Estimated Value: $2000 Shipping Information Free domestic shipping *Free shipping offer not available for Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico. Please use Ebay shipping calculator for shipping price. 2nd day or Overnight: Please use Ebay shipping calculator for shipping price. International shipping not available. Combined shipping rates are available for multiple auction purchases. Please allow 1 business day for your item to be shipped after receipt of payment. Payment Information Payment must be received within 7 days of auction close. Accepted Payment Methods: Paypal Ohio residents: Sales Tax will be added to the final selling price. Refund/Exchange Policy Your satisfaction is very important to us. If you are not 100% satisfied with your Ebay purchase from CU's Variety Store, please return it to us in original unused condition within 14 days of the package received date for an exchange or full refund. Please make sure to include a copy of the invoice. Unfortunately, shipping charges are not refundable unless it was our mistake. We highly recommend that all merchandise sent back to us be insured. Upon receiving and inspecting the item, we will be glad to credit you by the original method of payment. Feedback Information We are happy to have you as a customer and do appreciate your honest feedback. Please contact us if you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase. We will leave you positive feedback once your item has been shipped and received. Product Image Condition: Torn textile fragment. Multiple tears and holes in textile (Please see pictures).