Lot Description A COPTIC POLYCHROME WOOL COWL CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D. Decorated with horizontal and vertical bands of stripes, zigzags, dots and diamond motif pattern, 9 in. (23 cm.) high; and a group of Coptic textile fragments, tunic borders and clavi including: a polychrome fragment in loop woven wool with an interlaced square and diamond motif border with central stylized bird
#FestArchKnit. From Regina Degiovanni, textile teacher and artist. Inspired by a study of the Coptic Sock at the Manchester Museum Regina has worked to develop a close replica by trying to understand the method which may have been used in the original construction and applying them. At Festival of Archaeology we have a longer description of her approach if you want to find out more.
Coptic Leather Sandals, Circa Century AD Each with a sole of two layers stitched together, the thong and straps threaded between the layers and knotted together, the upper surface of the sole ornamented with a pattern of punched dots, circles and lines.