Requires Photography

headdress

Afghan
1960s


Accession Number

2018.3776

Medium or Technique

wool plain weave, embroidered and trimmed with beads and coins

Not On View

Classifications

Costumes

Headdres of black and red wool decoated with bands of white beads and coins

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