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rug

Tunisian
1970s


Accession Number

2018.3755

Medium or Technique

wool plain weave with supplementary warp

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

long rug with vertical white warp stripes and horizontal bands of geometric patterns in deep red and whte

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