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Item:264615764918Egypt, Coptic culture, ca. 5th to 6th century CE. An intricate Coptic textile comprised of tightly-woven natural cotton fibers in brown, tan, and crimson hues. The textile exhibits a series of interior squares, each depicting abstract anthropomorphic, zoomorphic, or geometric motifs. One border of the fragment is lined with red woven thread which adds a burst of color to the earthtone textile. Mounted inside a wooden frame. Size (textile): 13.25" W x 8.5" H (33.7 cm x 21.6 cm); size (frame): 15.5" W x 12.375" H (39.4 cm x 31.4 cm). #138871 Condition: This item is a fragment of a larger textile. Losses to several interior and peripheral areas, fading and some minor staining to coloration, and loosening to threads in some areas. Frame is mounted for suspension on verso. Provenance: private Davis collection, Houston, Texas, USA, acquired in 2003; ex-private Studio City, California, USA collection Artemis Gallery is proud to offer a varied selection of ancient & ethnographic art for new collectors on eBay under the Artemis Gallery Clearance seller name. Affordably priced, and perfect for collecting or gift-giving. Each piece is backed by Artemis Gallery's industry-leading authenticity guarantee so you can buy with complete confidence. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. All items come with a Certificate of Authenticity We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.Condition:This item is a fragment of a larger textile. Losses to several interior and peripheral areas, fading and some minor staining to coloration, and loosening to threads in some areas. Frame is mounted for suspension on verso.