Very Good in Very Good dustjacket; 12 x 9 Hardback in dustjacket in Very Good condition. Illustrated by 71 color plates, 87 black and white; GWO 2646. Coptic textiles from European and American museum collections. "This splendid volume is the first to document and describe the rich heritage of Coptic textiles from their beginnings in the Pharoanic period through to their zenith in the early days of Christianity. The reader will discover the history of these fabrics, the techniques involved, and the stylistic evolution of motifs whose simplicity and contrasting colors attracted many artists such as Matisse and Rodin."-Cover; 3.5; 159 pp.
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