Requires Photography

rug

Moroccan (Berber)
1971


Dimensions

Length x width: 247.7 × 137.2 cm (97 1/2 × 54 in.) Fringe included in legnth dimension

Accession Number

2018.3754

Medium or Technique

wool, knotted pile

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

Pile carpet in predominantly orange, with bands of geometric X patterns in red and white

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