Central Asian (Turkmen)
Medium or Technique
wool plain weave, metal coins, shells, beads
Not On View
Woman’s headdress of black wool embroidered and trimmed with metal coins, shells, and beads
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.
Gift of Emanuel Balkin