Requires Photography

Panel

African (Kuba)
1960s?


Accession Number

2018.3766

Medium or Technique

embroidered plain weave raffia

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

Small square of woven raffia embroidered with pile in an overall abstraict pattern in light and dark browns

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