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Vibrant tapestries of beribboned birds cantering centaurs and Dionysian dancers woven in Coptic Egypt than a thousand years ago were artfully arranged in a handsome pair of albums in 1913 Some of the fabrics are shown in uniue collage compositions Sandals spindles and a mysterious lock of hair are assembled in a shallow box at the back of one album Many textiles in this important collection housed at the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington were once joined by warp and weft with those from t

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The Coptic Tapestry Albums And the Archaeologist of Antinoe Albert GayetHe Musee du Louvre and other major museumsNancy Hoskins deftly interweaves the creation of the textiles in the Greco Roman city of Antinoe Egypt with their discovery by the charismatic French archaeologist Albert Gayet 1856 1916 Gayet staged stunning exhibitions of the pieces in Paris at the turn of the century and ultimately gave them to museums or sold them One collector Henry Bryon had his 144 fabrics bound into the two albums featured hereThe album pages and covers are illustrated in glowing color al