Requires Photography

Rug (Mergoum)

Tunisian
1970


Dimensions

84 x 44 inches

Accession Number

2018.3763

Medium or Technique

wool tapestry

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

Red wool kilim with narrow horizontal bands of geometric/checkerboard patterns in white, yellow and black. Tag on back: $990 (MR3-A08)

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