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Kurdish Amulet

Woven basket, organized into three sections, painted green-yellow, red, and white with spots, trimmed with hanging fringe off top lip of each section.

Provenance

June 1993, sold by the Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA to Mrs. Farago, Little Compton, RI; 2012, year-end gift of the Daphne Farago Collection to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

American, 1993

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 7 in. (33 x 17.8 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1249

Medium or Technique

Stitched bark, plaited splints, cotton plain weave, hand painted with acrylic pigments

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts