lower left reverse (currently, due to border being folded over stretcher; previously, lower right): by AFGHAN PEOPLE; lower right reverse (currently, due to border being folded over stretcher; previously, lower left): PESHAWAR 88
The artist; acquired 1988 by private collection, Milan; (Ben Brown Fine Arts, London and Hong Kong); purchased 2020 by NGA.
- Alighiero Boetti, Embroideries Including Mappas, Tuttos and a Rug, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, 2019
- Guadagnini, Walter. Fontana e Milano: continuità di una storia. Milan, 2019: 231, repro.