There has been a lot of interest about the Coptic tunics we have been making and a number of questions about where to find the designs. Below is a list of sources you might want to look for as well as some patterns from Gerspach. Additional patterns are used as filler art throughout this issue.
Ancient Coptic Textiles: Tapestry fragments from Egypt 4th C. A.D to 10 C. Rogers and Podmore, Brighton, 1979.
Gerspach, M. Coptic Textile Designs. Dover, N.Y.
Kybalova, Ludmila Coptic Textiles. Paul Hamlyn, London.
Seagroat, Margaret Coptic Weaves. Merseyside County Museums.
Textilkunst des Fruhen Christentums: Koptische Gewebe vom 2.-12. Jahrhundret. Richard Scherpe, Krefeld, 1963.
Back to Early Period #5 |
Back to Early Period Index |
Back to PastTimes