Requires Photography

rug

American
20th century


Accession Number

2018.3778

Medium or Technique

wool, hooked pile

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

Hooked rug with large X of black and mauve with an orange square in the center, classical “acanthus” design at each border with three white flowers

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