Requires Photography

Headdress

Central Asian (Turkmen)
1960s?


Accession Number

2018.3773

Medium or Technique

wool plain weave, metal coins, shells, beads

Not On View

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s headdress of black wool embroidered and trimmed with metal coins, shells, and beads

Provenance

Between about 1962 and 1989, acquired by Emanuel Balkin and Lorraine Balkin (b. 1930 - d. 2017) for Décor International, Boston; 2018, gift of Emanuel Balkin to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: Emanuel and Lorraine Balkin founded and operated the gallery Décor International from 1962 until 1989.

Credit Line

Gift of Emanuel Balkin