Requires Photography

Rug

Iran (Afshar)
1960s?


Accession Number

2018.3768

Medium or Technique

wool, knotted pile

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

small pile carpet with white/black diamond design in center field with outer borders in turqouise blue, red, and light brown

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