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Hanging

Long rectangular hanging, possibly the front or back of a bag that was repurposed. Comes to a point at bottom. Split vertically down the middle into two columns of colored concentric squares in red, yellow, and blue. Fringed on three sides.

Provenance

About 1970, purchased in Tel Aviv, Israel, by Judith Manelis, Lexington, MA; 2012, gift of Judith Manelis to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Judith Manelis

Lakai Uzbek, late 19th–early 20th century

Dimensions

Length x width: 76.2 x 24.8 cm (30 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.834

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles