Requires Photography

Panel

African
1960s?


Accession Number

2018.3765

Medium or Technique

Embroidered plain weave raffia

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

small square of woven raffia patterned with embroidered pile in overall interlace abstract pattern

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