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Kurdish Amulet

American
1993
Lillian Elliott (American, 1930–1994)


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 7 in. (33 x 17.8 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1249

Medium or Technique

Stitched bark, plaited splints, cotton plain weave, hand painted with acrylic pigments

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts

Woven basket, organized into three sections, painted green-yellow, red, and white with spots, trimmed with hanging fringe off top lip of each section.

Provenance

June 1993, sold by the Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA to Mrs. Farago, Little Compton, RI; 2012, year-end gift of the Daphne Farago Collection to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection