Clavus of a Coptic Tunica

Culture: Egyptian
Period: 5th-7th century A.D.
Material: Linen, wool
Dimensions: 6.9 cm x 19.3 cm; 17.3 cm x 31.1 cm (dimensions of the frame)
Price: 420 Euro
Ref: 1025
Provenance: Collection Helena and Ladislas Segy, New York, acquired between 1950 and 1980.
Condition: Fragment of beautiful quality.
Description: Clavus of a Coptic tunic made of linen and wool. The ribbon with a wavy edge is decorated on the inside with geometric decor and dot motifs. This is followed by a cross on a dark background. On the end of the clavus the typical leaf-shaped medallion, the so-called sigillum. Framed.