Early period Coptic items

This is a Coptic statue, thought to have been made between 600-700 C.E. It is 115cm tall and 49 cm wide. It is currently in the Carmentis On-line Museum. This textile was made earlier than the statue, possibly around 500 C.E. It is 27.5 cm by 17.2cm but there is very little information on the website. It is also in the Carmentis On-line Museum. This textile is 5th century but there is also very little information on the Carmentis On-line Museum. This textile is obviously tapestry woven, possibly using these- (also in the Carmentis On-line Museum) and this- which is another 5th century item- a wooden spindle. Also in the Carmentis On-line Museum.

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2 comments on “Early period Coptic items

  1. OMG! A top whorl drop spindle WITH A HOOK. This is FANTASTIC.

  2. Delphine says:

    Magnifique! Cependant, la dernière broderie (l’oiseau avec le raisin) est juste une broderie appliquée et n’a pas pu être réalisée en tissage aux cartes, technique qui donne un tissage très reconnaissable.

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