Iran or Afghanistan (Baluch)
28 x 22 inches
Medium or Technique
wool tapestry with supplementary weft wrapping (sumak) and knotted pile
Not On View
shaped flat weave bag red central medallion and white, red, and black borders with geometric patterns in sumak with pile at bottom.
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.
Gift of Emanuel Balkin