Coptic Textile with Running Animals

Culture: Egyptian
Period: 4th-5th century A.D.
Material: Textile
Dimensions: 28.7 cm x 11.5 cm (including frame)
Price: Reserved
Ref: 1101
Provenance: Prof. Dr. Rudolf Leopold, Vienna. Acquired in den 1990s in a French auction house.
Condition: Smaller missing spots, but of appealing quality.
Description: Coptic textile of reddish to dark brown fabric, possibly part of a sleeve. Depicted are six to the right running animals (lions?) with open jaws and long tails with two curled endings. The scene is framed by a black tongues motive. Framed.