Requires Photography

Rug

Tunisian
1970s?


Dimensions

Length x width: 294.6 × 190.5 cm (116 × 75 in.) Fringe included in length dimension

Accession Number

2018.3757

Medium or Technique

wool tapestry

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

Long red kilim patterned in bands of black, orange, green and white geomentric shapes

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