Requires Photography

Tent band

Central Asian
1970s


Dimensions

118 x 11 inches

Accession Number

2018.3774

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with supplementary weft patterning

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

long white strip of woven wool, brocaded with red wool in horizontal bands of geometric patterns

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