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Salt bag

Iran or Afghanistan (Baluch)
1960s?


Dimensions

22 x 12 inches

Accession Number

2018.3771

Medium or Technique

wool plain weave

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

Red wool shaped flatweave bag with white geometric medallion in center surround by border of red, black, and white fretwork design

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