Description
Ethiopian Magic Scroll
Long parchment scroll decorated with prayer texts written in ink and watercolour painted icons depicting Christ on his cross, the Virgin and saints in medallions.
(Slight tears).
Ethiopia, early 20th century
Bears a handwritten dedication dated 1913.
The parchment band was mostly equal to the size of its owner, which he could wear, once rolled up, over his shoulder or around his neck.
L: 180 cm
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Ethiopian Magic Scroll
Long parchment scroll decorated with prayer texts written in ink and watercolour painted icons depicting Christ on his cross, the Virgin and saints in medallions.
(Slight tears).
Ethiopia, early 20th century
Bears a handwritten dedication dated 1913.
The parchment band was mostly equal to the size of its owner, which he could wear, once rolled up, over his shoulder or around his neck.
L: 180 cm

Estimate 200 - 300 EUR
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