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Blanket

Tunisian, Gafsa
late 19th–mid 20th century


Dimensions

Length x width: 386.1 x 238.8 cm (152 x 94 in.)

Accession Number

2012.839

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red blanket with black and tan stripes. Geometric designs within stripes and representational images of fish.

Provenance

About 1972, purchased in Jerusalem by Judith Manelis, Lexington, MA; 2012, gift of Judith Manelis to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Judith Manelis